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Poklonnaya gora (Bow-down Hill), Moscow

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City photos Poklonnaya gora (Bow-down Hill)
City photos Poklonnaya gora (Bow-down Hill)
City photos Poklonnaya gora (Bow-down Hill)
Poklonnaya hill is one of the most famous landmarks of Moscow which reminds everyone about victims of WWII. Poklonnaya hill is situated between Kutuzovsky prospekt (Kutuzov avenue) and Minskaya ulica (Minsk street). It is a memorial park. This is a very popular recreational spot of Moscow residents and tourists. Memorial complex is situated on a territory of 135 ha. There are the Museum of Great Patriotic War, Victory monument and three cathedrals that were built in memory of victims of Great Patriotic War. You will find obelisk of 141,8 meters high on the Victory Square – the main attraction of memorial. This height reminds people of Russia about 1418 days and nights of the War. At height of 100 meters there's a bronze statue of the Goddess of the Victory named Nika. The statue of Saint Georgy Pobedonosets (Victory holder) hitting serpent is found at the foot of obelisk. Also there are monuments “Zashitnikam Zemli Russkoy” (To Defenders of Russian land) and “Vsem pavshim” (To all fallen). On the Eve of 65 years Victory anniversary the Eternal Flame was set on fire on the Poklonnaya hill in the 2010 on the 30th of April.

Excursions with Poklonnaya gora (Bow-down Hill)

Moscow City Tour is a good chance to get acquainted with the largest city in Russia. During the city tour you will see all the major sights including the Red Square, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Novodevichiy Convent, Poklonnaya and Vorobi

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During the tour of Moscow, the capital of Russia, you will see all the major sights including Red Square, Novy Arbat Street, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, Poklonnaya Mountain with the extensive Victory Park that was laid down to commemorate WWI

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