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Landmarks, Volgograd Region

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Heroes Avenue
RUSSIA / Volgograd Region / Volgograd
The wide boulevard "Heroes Avenue" appeared on August 25, 1954 during the postwar reconstruction of the city and connects the Central embankment to the city centre. It was meant to immortalize the...
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Komsomolsky Garden
RUSSIA / Volgograd Region / Volgograd
Komsomolsky Garden is the keeper of the whole city’s memory, from the time of its foundation under the name of Tsaritsyne to the contemporary Volgograd. In the 17th-19th centuries one of the largest...
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Ludnikov Island
RUSSIA / Volgograd Region / Volgograd
Ludnikov Island is a piece of land stretching on 700 meters along the Volga River and 400 meters in the city. This territory went down in history during the battle of Stalingrad as the sector defended...
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Lysaya Mountain
RUSSIA / Volgograd Region / Volgograd
Lysaya Mountain (which means Bold Mountain) is one of the highest points of the city. It is a mountain without vegetation covered in sand where strong wind blows. The summit offers a beautiful panoramic...
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Mamayev Kurgan
RUSSIA / Volgograd Region / Volgograd
Mamayev Kurgan is historical Memorial Complex to the “Heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad” and a very visited place in Russia. According to the legend the name Mamayev Kurgan is associated with...
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Monument to Civilians
RUSSIA / Volgograd Region / Volgograd
This monument to the inhabitants of Stalingrad who were killed in bombings was unveiled during the celebration of 50th anniversary of victory over fascist invaders on May 9, 1995. German forces started...
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Monument to the soldiers dead in Chechnya
RUSSIA / Volgograd Region / Volgograd
The monument to the soldiers of Volvograd’s garrison dead in the conflict in Chechnya was unveiled on November 14, 1996. It was erected thanks to the funds of the military garrison. At the centre...
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Museum of the Battle of Stalingrad
RUSSIA / Volgograd Region / Volgograd
This museum opened in 1985. Its central piece is the panorama “Defeat of German forces in Stalingrad” that creates a global image of the city fighting and reflects the courage of its defenders. The...
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Planetarium
RUSSIA / Volgograd Region / Volgograd
Volgograd’s planetarium is the only one in the lower Volga region. It was unveiled on September 19, 1954. The building is crowned by a set of sculptures called “Mir” last work of famous soviet...
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Primireniya Square
RUSSIA / Volgograd Region / Volgograd
Primireniya (Reconciliation) Square is one of the central squares of the city. Historically, this place was one of the slopes of the Tsaritsa riverbed. Later, the square built here was called Predmostnaya...
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