On Spassky Island

Aleksandr Pushkin Monument

Aleksandr Pushkin Monument (October 2014)

St Petersburg main statue of Aleksandr Pushkin stands in the very centre of Ploschad Iskusstv (Arts Square) outside the Russian Museum.  The statue of Russia's most beloved poet was unveiled in 1957 on the 150th anniversary of Pushkin's birth.  It is the work of sculptor Mikhail Anikushin, who was awarded the Lenin Prize for it.

Location Ploschad Iskusstv
Metro Nevsky Prospekt