Lion Masks on the Spit of Vasilievsky Island


Ramps are decorated with granite balls and lion masks made by Samson Suhanov

Earlier they were used to tie boats and barges.

According to legend the author Samson Suhanov  made it by eye  without any measurer.

There is a kind of belief that newly  married couple should hold together the ring in wedding day. That will promise strong and happy marriage.

«Lions guard the city» route

Many statues of lions have become part of urban traditions. Try your luck, make a wish touching you like most.

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