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Monument to Minin and Pozharsky

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Address: Narodnogo Yedinstva Square, Nizhny Novgorod 603005, Russia
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This is a miniature copy of the bronze statue of Minin and Pozharsky displayed in Moscow on Red Square.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 July 2016
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a miniature copy of the bronze statue of Minin and Pozharsky displayed in Moscow on Red Square.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Kozma Minin (the statue made in peasant clothes) is said to be from Nizhny originally, most probably born in Balakhna, a small town across the river and considered the national hero, recognized as such by many Russian tsars (the Romanovs) since in the time of trouble back in 1611 he kind of handled fundraising and organisation of voluntary troops to... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

An iconic monument very relevant to the history of city, commemorating Minin and Pozharsky before their campaign to free Russia from Poles. It's a smaller version of the monument that can be found before the St. Basil's cathedral in Red Square, Moscow. This one dominates the public place it's in and many people take pictures in front of it. As... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

The monument is located at the bottom of the hill. You have the monument at the bottom, the church behind it, and the kremlin looking over it from the top - a very nice combination.

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Obninsk, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

The monument that was originally made for Nizhny Novgorod is the one at the Red Square in Moscow. This one is just a bit smaller and younger. The square where it is placed looks beautiful together with the fortress behind it. I recommend climbing the stairs behind the church (although they are old and not so comfortable, but this gives... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

Unique monument - almost a copy in Moscow. Past him not to go, because he is on his way to the Kremlin. Not deprived of it to your attention - it is necessary to place in the collection of your travel photos.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

We came there by chance and liked that place. If you are in Nigny Novgorod for the first time and want to see best sightseeings, don't miss it!

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Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2012

once Moscow wanted to still this monument and to transport it to the capital but we didn't allow them to do this! ask why? certainly, should visit it & answer yourself why! ;-)

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2012

go see it at night in summer - come from Pokrovskaya, along the Kremlin wall down to the monument. Amazing! One of the best cultural experiences in Russia. See it and maybe you will understand what is "Russian soul".

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