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Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad, St Petersburg

Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad - St Petersburg, Russian Federation
Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad
Pobedy Ulitsa, St Petersburg, Russian Federation 196Map
Moskovskii Prospekt
+7 812 576 6094
Neighborhood: South
Overview

Leningrad's experience of WWII was unimaginably harsh. Hitler was intent on nothing less than the extermination of the city's population by starvation and ceaseless bombing. This imposing monument commemorates the siege of Leningrad and can be found on the main road into the city. A wide concrete staircase flanked by heroic bronze figures leads up to a 48-meter column of red granite. Beyond stands a lowered circular basin where an eternal flame burns. From here, you can enter the unsettling underground Memorial Hall.

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Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Moskovskaia
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