12:23 GMT23 October 2020
Listen Live
    • A View From Above: Bird's Eye Panorama of Moscow
    • A View From Above: Bird's Eye Panorama of Moscow
    • A View From Above: Bird's Eye Panorama of Moscow
    • A View From Above: Bird's Eye Panorama of Moscow
    • A View From Above: Bird's Eye Panorama of Moscow
    • A View From Above: Bird's Eye Panorama of Moscow
    • A View From Above: Bird's Eye Panorama of Moscow
    • A View From Above: Bird's Eye Panorama of Moscow
    • A View From Above: Bird's Eye Panorama of Moscow
    • A View From Above: Bird's Eye Panorama of Moscow
    • A View From Above: Bird's Eye Panorama of Moscow
    • A View From Above: Bird's Eye Panorama of Moscow
    © Sputnik / Maksim Blinov
    The Peter the Great Statue, located at the western confluence of the Moskva River and the Vodootvodny Canal in central Moscow. The 98-meter-high monument was designed by the Georgian sculptor and architect Zurab Tsereteli and erected in 1997 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the Russian Navy established by Emperor of All Russia Peter the Great.

    Day or night, rain or shine, Moscow will always be a must-see destination with countless picturesque views. And these sceneries get even better from above!

    Check out some of the less common sites among foreign tourists visiting the Russian capital from a different angle.

    Community standardsDiscussion

    More photos

    • This Week in Pictures: 17 - 23 October
      Last update: 11:40 GMT 23.10.2020
      11:40 GMT 23.10.2020

      This Week in Pictures: 17 - 23 October

      More and more countries are facing a second wave of COVID-19, with the number of infected people growing steadily. However, life goes on, and a number of events are still taking place across the globe.

      22
    • Caught With Pants Down? Pooping Trump, Biden Figurines Made in Catalonia
      Last update: 12:35 GMT 22.10.2020
      12:35 GMT 22.10.2020

      Caught With Pants Down? Pooping Trump, Biden Figurines Made in Catalonia

      For over three centuries, Catalan people have been adding a figurine of "el caganer" (which literally means "the pooper") to the Christmas nativity scene. It is considered good luck if you find the pooping statuette between the shepherds, sheep, and angels displayed in the scene.

      7
    • From Paris Hilton Stylist to American Media Phenomenon: Kim Kardashian Turns 40.
      Last update: 15:00 GMT 21.10.2020
      15:00 GMT 21.10.2020

      From Paris Hilton Stylist to American Media Phenomenon: Kim Kardashian Turns 40

      One of the most controversial and, at the same time, influential figures in the world of modern fashion, Kim Kardashian West has long ceased to be just a reality TV star and a rapper's wife. She can now claim to be a style icon in her own right and a standard of beauty for a whole generation.

      15
    • Pin-Up Guidelines for Those Staying at Home Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
      Last update: 14:54 GMT 20.10.2020
      14:54 GMT 20.10.2020

      Pin-Up Guidelines for Those Staying at Home Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

      As the coronavirus pandemic keeps spreading all over the world, more COVID-19 art, films and books have been released not to mention the plethora of guidelines which have been issued to help people protect themselves against the highly infectious disease.

      9