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eternal flame

In the hall of glory, the eternal flame is protected by two soldiers. Take a few moments to honour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Moscow, Russia
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Sobering. Stunning.

This memorial hall with a huge eternal flame, lined with names and guarded by immaculate sentries... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Geroyev Alley, Volgograd, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the hall of glory, the eternal flame is protected by two soldiers. Take a few moments to honour all those who gave everything in the war.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank shmeva44
Reviewed 23 November 2018

This memorial hall with a huge eternal flame, lined with names and guarded by immaculate sentries holding WWII rifles, is all extremely sobering. The change of the guards, performed by slow goose-stepping soldiers, whose crashing feet echo the hall, itself filled with quiet eerie music,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Baldrobe
Reviewed 14 November 2018

This place is located by the Mamayev Kurgan or the Motherland Hill. It has a lot of history inside it and names from the war typed on the walls wait there until you attend the walking troops while they change their shift.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Israa E
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

At night the flame lights the inside an give very nice golden colours. Very nice historic place an just beside the Motherland Calls

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank juliavillavicencio
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Watching the Russian Changing of the Guard was very moving. Seeing the Soliders March was very surreal

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank brandon1400
Reviewed 17 October 2018

If this had been the only thing I saw while on a two+ week trip to Russia, I would have been okay with that. It probably impacts people differently but the place is so many things all at once. It is a place of hope....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

It is Very beautiful and moving. There's changing of the guards every whole hour which is not to be missed. This is the place where we honor the death of Brave Russian soldiers you laid their life fighting with courage and utter bravery to protect...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Abhijithora
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Simply stunning and humbling,, saw the changing of the guard as well, magnificent, just remember to remove your hat!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kissvalp
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The Eternal Flame is located in the Mother Russia statue complex, so if you're already there it's hard to miss it. Take your time and feel the silence and read the names of the dead soldiers names on the wall. The flame is in it's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jonpall001
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I was tocuhed by watching the eternal flame always burning and watched by russian army..It remembers the sad moments of II world war

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FrancisB2
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