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Graveyard of Fallen Monuments

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Graveyard museum of monuments of soviet era

Graveyard of fallen monuments is a museum located close to the New Tretiakov Gallery, in Moscow... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AlbertSalichs
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Manresa, Spain
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great way to remember history

Located behind the New Tretyakov Gallery, this park not only displays newer pieces of sculpture... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Linnea R
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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10/4, Ulitsa Krymskiy Val / at New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow 119049, Russia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Graveyard of fallen monuments is a museum located close to the New Tretiakov Gallery, in Moscow, the main city of Russian Federation. It is a oitdoor museum, where you can see a lot of monuments of the soviet era, which fall down when soviet era...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Located behind the New Tretyakov Gallery, this park not only displays newer pieces of sculpture, but is used to display older Soviet statues that have since been taken down from public display. Most of the signage around the park was in both Russian and English....More

Thank Linnea R
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately parts of the park were closed off when I visited but there were still plenty of statutes dotted around. This is a really interesting park, and some statues have brief explanations about their context, although I would have been interested to know more.

Thank Jeremybr
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We were going to Gorky Park and found that there was another park across the street (actually I think it might all be Gorky park to be honest, just separated into two parts). We found the sculpture cemetery reference and that's why we went there....More

Thank Ignacio R
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

On a sunny day this is a great place to spend a couple of hours. Soak up the sun and a potted history of Russia's leaders, artists and politicians all overseen by a huge statue of Peter The Great, the story goes that it was...More

Thank Paddy M
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This graveyard is situation in a park. You can get to it by travelling on the Park Kultury or Oktyabrskaya underground stations and then it's about a ten minute walk. Thousands of statues were destroyed by crowds of people following the collapse of the Soviet...More

2  Thank Jo K
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Rather than destroy their pas Russia has deposed them to this park. Very well done great location. Saturday artist market. Along the river. Stalins monument very well done. Across the street from Gorky Park.

Thank don195219
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We walked to the park and the location by the river is lovely. The park itself has some truly inspirational and historic pieces. Well worth the visit. We were lucky to have a perfect sunny day and the park was a peaceful time to reflect...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is a section of the Muzeon Park of Arts where there are many old artifacts from Soviet days as well as other works of art, mainly sculptures and statues. There are still many of these all over Russia (that is, they were not all...More

1  Thank hoya94
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The place was mentioned by a tour guide on a bus tour. We walked from the Tretyakov Gallery towards Peter the Great's statue by the river to find it last Sunday. After a bit, we found the place where the monuments of the fallen Communists...More

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