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Minin & Pozharsky Monument

Red Square, Moscow 613310, Russia
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Designed by I. Martos in 1818, this is the first Moscow monumental sculpture. It depicts two heroes that headed volunteer troops against the Polish invaders in the 1600s.
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Red Square, Moscow 613310, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice impressive bronze sculpture located in front of St Basil's Cathedral in Red Square. Good for photos.

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a decent enough monument, located just next to St. Basil's cathedral in Red Square. While the bronze monument is worth a closer look by itself, the magic happens when you take a photo of it with the famous cathedral in the back.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a nice enough bronze sculpture out the front of the St Basil's Cathedral. Of itself there's nothing particularly remarkable, but it does make for some nice pics with the cathedral in the background.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Impressinve uplifting sculpture. This is classics of russian sculpting art, placed at colofull place.

Thank Сергей Ж
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Of course, every tourist should visit this place. And say hello to these two guys! Few people in Russia know what the two have done, but everyone loves them.

Thank Vita_vegan
Reviewed 23 August 2017

While this monument have historical value, I've found it for myself - average. Even though background of this monument is nice to have decent photos.

Thank Kinkosha
Reviewed 1 August 2017

There is an interesting monument just in front of St. Basil's Cathedral at the Red Square commemorating Kuzma Minin and Prince Dmitry Pozharsky, the leaders of the all-Russian volunteer army which expel Polish occupying forces from Moscow in 1612 ending the conflict known as the...More

2  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Another military monument, this one is placed in front of St. Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square. It's a good spot for this monument as both it and the Cathedral celebrate military victories from around the same time period. This monument commemorates Minin and Pozharsky’s defeat...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The bronze statue in front of St. Basil's Cathedral is of historical importance to the people of Russia. The two personnel represents Prince Dmitry and Kizma Minin who led the volunteers to expel foreigners during the war in 1612. The bronze statue would appear much...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

It is amazing to see the change from the soviet society to the capitalist present system. You will see the most expensive shops in the Blum shopping, that has been the previous soviet market, with lots of people waiting to find something to buy. Sorry,...More

Thank Claudia K
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of
state institutions and offices. To understand where
modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State
Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your
historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at
GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of
shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as
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