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Large obelisk

Located outside of railway station but difficult to get to due to traffic. That said it’s a... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
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Quite impressive structure i would say. From an architecture point of view. It's bigger than it... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Located outside of railway station but difficult to get to due to traffic. That said it’s a decent photo stop. It is to commentate St. Petersburg as a hero city having suffered a 900 day siege by the Nazis. Very tall with a bronze star...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Quite impressive structure i would say. From an architecture point of view. It's bigger than it seems. Not knowing it's history it is still worth walking by.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very impressive Obelisk but unfortunately it is right in the middle of busy traffic standing in the middle of a huge square with cars circulating all around it. It is right outside one of the main railway stations along Nevsky Prospekt. You...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Yes this is a tall and impressive obelisk which is step in history. The only problem is it's a nightmare to get to with all the traffic. I would not go out of my way to see it. However, it's on most sight seeing your...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The title "Hero City" was granted to the twelve cities of the Soviet Union that bore the brunt of the Nazi invasion during the Great Patriotic War (World War II). St. Petersburg, then Leningrad, suffered as much as, if not more than, any other, withholding...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

It's not a special place to go on purpose. While walking to metro or other places, it can be seen. It's in the middle of Nevsky prospekt.

Thank coskay
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

This another monument not to miss in st. petersburg. a witness to the city's cultural and historical value.

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