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Large memorial

Large memorial obelisk and a fitting tribute to a sacrafice the city and its inhabitants had to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
a1eksandar
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Impressive memorial and what it represents.

This is located in Vosstaniya Square formed where Nevsky Prospekt, Ligovsky Avenue and Goncharnaya... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
CATTSAR
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large memorial obelisk and a fitting tribute to a sacrafice the city and its inhabitants had to endure.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed 10 December 2018

This is located in Vosstaniya Square formed where Nevsky Prospekt, Ligovsky Avenue and Goncharnaya Ulitsa come together. Unfortunately it is difficult to get close to because of its location. It is dedicated to those who defended Leningrad against the Germans during the 900 day siege during...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CATTSAR
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Located outside of railway station but difficult to get to due to traffic. That said it’s a decent photo stop. It is to commentate St. Petersburg as a hero city having suffered a 900 day siege by the Nazis. Very tall with a bronze star...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Quite impressive structure i would say. From an architecture point of view. It's bigger than it seems. Not knowing it's history it is still worth walking by.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank minormilan
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very impressive Obelisk but unfortunately it is right in the middle of busy traffic standing in the middle of a huge square with cars circulating all around it. It is right outside one of the main railway stations along Nevsky Prospekt. You...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Yes this is a tall and impressive obelisk which is step in history. The only problem is it's a nightmare to get to with all the traffic. I would not go out of my way to see it. However, it's on most sight seeing your...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank W1908UGmichellec
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The title "Hero City" was granted to the twelve cities of the Soviet Union that bore the brunt of the Nazi invasion during the Great Patriotic War (World War II). St. Petersburg, then Leningrad, suffered as much as, if not more than, any other, withholding...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

It's not a special place to go on purpose. While walking to metro or other places, it can be seen. It's in the middle of Nevsky prospekt.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank coskay
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

This another monument not to miss in st. petersburg. a witness to the city's cultural and historical value.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank drjsaleh
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