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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 weeks ago 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

Thank Geof J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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.

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

This was an unscheduled stop on our private custom tour of St. Petersburg, at the request of my twin 20-year-old twin sons, who had received a recommendation from a friend. This turned out to be one of the most memorable sites that we visited during...More

Thank Kurt N
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

About the Ambiance ! At the end of Moscou Avenue, the longer one in town, on the airport way, I really advice to stop here and take few minutes in order to visit the museum on the basement Don’t forget to ask the staff to...More

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We went on a quick visit driving out of the city .Was so moving and statues wonderful. Was a shame we did not have time to look down underneath Would Dee return if had more time

Thank tina w
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Knowing the history of Leningrad in WW2, we found the size of this memorial to be amazing and a true mark of respect to the fallen in 1941-1944. It is to be found on the way to the airport, but we stopped on the way...More

Thank Judy F
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We often forget SPB was called Leningrad! This monument can been seen from afar, but its worth a visit as its a true reminder of the history of this City.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

After you have visited Catherine’s Palace and seen the devastation the bombing did to this masterpiece, go see what the true inhabitants experienced for approximately 900 days. It is interesting that the invasion of The Soviet Union by Hitler is used as the starting date...More

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 1 May 2018

The tall obelisk-like structure is visible from a distance as you are driven through the morass of vehicles that form the never-ending traffic jams of St Petersburg. We had a guide with us, whose grandfather and great aunt had been in Leningrad at the time...More

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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