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Monument To Heroic Defenders of Leningrad

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The focal point of Victory Square is an impressive obelisk monument dedicated to the citizens and soldiers of Leningrad who, through tremendous hardship, successfully repelled the Nazis during the 900-day Siege of Leningrad in World War II.
Pobedy Sq., 1A, St. Petersburg 196143, Russia
+7 812 373-65-63
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great and monumental tribute to all those who suffered immensly during the siege laid by Germans during WWII.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank aleksandar1s
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were not aware where we being taken but it was so well explained when we arrived. Much of the history is on the walls in the subway and we are pleased it was included in our tour, just to understand the extent of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Megan L
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We didn't go into the museum and it was probably some kind of memorial day as there was a group of children accompanied by adults that were paying their respects and walking around with kalashnikovs (don't worry, we felt completely safe, it was clearly just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 677sandrines
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This is a very important monument to a period that shaped the city, Russia and probably the whole of Europe. It is difficult to imagine what the people in Leningrad went through. An impressive statue to commemorate bravery and resolve. Make sure that you see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed 7 October 2018

what a fantastic and powerful last image of saint Petersburg! extremely emotive and spectacularly done sculpture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank J P
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We went to this place as a last minute back up as we'd planned to go somewhere else, but I'm so glad our original plans fell through as this place is really special. You hop off the metro and walk straight down the main road...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank zozo715
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We had an excellent guide who took us to the monument and inside the museum. We walked around looking at the sculpture, each piece telling a story. There are perpetual flames. Music by Shostakovich plays quietly. The scene is set. We heard more about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ConnieatBamff
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This was a stop on our private tour of St. Petersburg that I am incredibly grateful we had. Amidst the splendor and lavish palaces that make St. Petersburg so memorable, this site balances that out with the story of the suffering and death that were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GeofJx
Reviewed 15 August 2018

St Petersburg is a stunning city with a seemingly never ending supply of delightful baroque palaces and breathtaking cathedrals and churches but it can get a bit same-ish and if you are looking to find the essence of Lenningrad as opposed to St Petersburg then...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gary M
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is a very large an hard to miss monument when you come into the city. It's very cool looking and worth seeing.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Anjan B
17 November 2016|
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Response from rola733 | Reviewed this property |
I did some research and I copied below more details. I was unable to include the website since it has HTML characters! Hope this is helpful: How to get there? From Moskovskaya metro station walk one block South, then enter... More