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Interesting memorial

This monument is located at the northern end of Lenin Square. It is dedicated to the 2,040 people... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Andrew M
An important memorial

I find this memorial very important. Even though the tragedy happened not too long ago, it's been... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
YuliaGR
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20 Jan 2018
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Lenin Square, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin, Russia
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

This monument is located at the northern end of Lenin Square. It is dedicated to the 2,040 people who died in the 1995 Neftegorsk earthquake.It is estimated that 750 were injured. The total population of the town was 3,197 at the time of the earthquake....More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

I find this memorial very important. Even though the tragedy happened not too long ago, it's been pretty much forgotten. It was huge, an entire city completely destroyed, all wiped out in a few hours. My people in Yuzhno had relatives or some friends who...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

The location information on the map is incorrect. This monument is located in Lenin Square which is directly in front of the railway station. I came here as part of a organised cruise ship tour from Korsakov as the requirements of Russian landing permits stipulate...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

A memorial dedicated to the victims of Neftegorsk earthquake. The earthquake took place on May 28, 1995. The memorial is located in the very centre of the city Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the regional capital of Sakhalin and Kuril islands.

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Reviewed 5 August 2015

We were in Lenin Square and could not but miss the memorial for the earthquake victims. We stayed a moment to take in the atmosphere and say a pray for the victims.

Thank Arthur P
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