Photos of monuments in Moscow with titles and descriptions

Photos of monuments in Moscow with titles and descriptions
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Today I present you a selection of photos of monuments in Moscow with names and descriptions. The photos were made at different times. I have not asked the purpose of taking pictures of the monuments is a laborious work. Because monuments in Moscow a huge number. But during walks across Moscow had accumulated quite a number of such pictures. And I decided to make a small selection of photos with their small descriptions. All photographs of monuments can be downloaded for free.

Let's start our walk around Moscow and consider carefully its monuments:

Photos of monuments in Moscow

Monument to Minin and Pozharsky

Monument to Kuzma Minin and Prince Dmitry Pozharsky was erected on red square 20 February 1818 onwards. It is dedicated to the militia leaders who have made a huge contribution to the victory over Poland in the year 1612.

The monument was built not only by the State of AZ. Fundraising for the monument began in the year 1803. In 1808 was issued special Imperial manifesto on fundraising for the monument.  Original sculpture folk heroes planned to install in Nizhny Novgorod, where it began the liberation of Russia from Polish invaders. But later it was decided to install it in Moscow.

Sculptor Ivan Martos, presented the first option in the year 1807.  The casting of the same final version took place in St. Petersburg in the year 1816

Monument to Minin and Pozharsky
Monument to Minin and Pozharsky,

Monument to Minin and Pozharsky in Moscow

Minin and Pozharsky

Monument To Alexander Sergeyevich

This monument was erected in 1880 year early in Tverskoy Boulevard. In the year 1950 the monument was moved to a new location on Pushkin square, where stands to the present day. The monument is made in bronze by sculptor Alexandr Opekušinym.

The monument to Pushkin, like the monument to Minin and Pozharsky was built on people's money. In 1860 year graduates of the Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum was announced by raising money for the monument. For the first time 30 thousand rubles were collected. In 1870, was held repeated collection and only managed to collect more than 160 thousand rubles. At that time, a very large sum. The competition was won by the sculptor A.m. Opekushin in year 1875.

the monument to Pushkin in Pushkin square

Monument to Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin monument in Moscow

Monument To Yuri Dolgoruki

Monument to Yuri dolgoruki was established in Moscow in honor of the 800 anniversary of the founding of the city in the year 1954. The monument was created by a group of sculptors that included with. M. Orlov, A. P. Antropov, N. L. Štam.

Suzdal Prince replaced a statue of General Skobelev, who stood up against the building of the Moscow City Hall today.

The decision to install a monument to Yuri Dolgoruki was taken at the highest level. I.V. Stalin personally oversaw its creation. Kiev was sent at his direction, the whole expedition to restore the appearance of the Prince. Planned reburial remains of Prince in Moscow. But it turned out that the Prince's tomb was empty.

Stalin personally chose the project monument created by sculptor Orlov. Further work on the whole group joined the monument by sculptor and architect.

Monument To Yuri Dolgoruki

paâmtnik founder of Moscow Yuri Dolgoruki

monument to Prince Yuri Dolgoruky in Moscow

A monument to the working and Kolhoznice

A monument to the working and Kolhoznice was created by the architect of Vera Mukhina in 1937 for the USSR Pavilion at the world exhibition in Paris-read more about the monument you can on a page devoted to him-a monument to the working and Kolhoznice

a monument to the working and Kolhohnice

Monument To Dmitrii Donskoy

Monument to Dmitrii Donskoy-the new monument. It was installed at the intersection of nikolo-Yamskaya and Yauzskaya Street in the year 2013. This equestrian sculpture of Kulikovo hero executed in bronze by sculptor Vyacheslav Klykovym.

monument to Dmitrii Donskoy

monument to Prince Dmitry Donskoy

Monument To Peter I

Monument to Peter the first work of Zurab Tsereteli still raises a lot of controversy. It was built in the year 1997 and it was a shock for many Muscovites and guests of the capital. The enormous Monument near the Red October 98 meters in height, has become one of the tallest monuments in Russia.

1 Peter was portrayed on the ship and therefore in the media end of 90-th hodili reinforced rumors that the monument was reconstructed from the monument to Columbus, who refused to buy and in the United States and in Latin America.

monument to Peter I in Moscow

monument to Peter 1 work of Zurab Tsereteli

Monument to Saints Cyril and Methodius

Monument to Saints Cyril and Methodius was installed near the meters China town in 1992 year. Brothers Kirilly Methodius considered the creators of Slavonic Literature and these Saints always revered in Russia. Monument and was opened on the day of Slavonic Literature and culture May 24, 1992 year. Sculptor Vyacheslav Klykov.

monument to Saints Cyril and Methodius in Moscow

The monument to Saints Cyril and Methodius brothers

Lenin monument on Kaluzhskaya square

Lenin monument on Kaluzhskaya square is one of the most spectacular monuments to Lenin and not only/Moscow. The monument was opened in the year 1885. Worked on the monument l. e Chervil, V.a. Fedorov and architect G.w. Makarevich. Place for the monument was chosen not casually. near this spot in the year August 30, 1918 V.i. Fanny Kaplan shot Lenin. In the year 1922 Kaluzhskaya square was renamed in October. In 1993 year old name was returned to the square. Today, that area had a different name, recalls the name of the Metro station Oktyabrskaya.

The current monument is the third built on this site.

monument to Lenin in Moscow

monument to v.i. Lenin at Kaluzhskaya square

Monument to Gagarin on Leninsky Prospekt

Monument to Gagarin on Leninsky Prospekt in Moscow was established in July 1980 year. Sculptor P.i. Bondarenko. It is a unique monument-it is made of titanium. Choice of metal for sculptures was due to the fact that it is made of titanium make a covering space ships.

Monument to Gagarin on Leninsky Prospekt

Monument of Dostoevsky the Russian State Library (Lenin library)

Monument to Dostoevsky at the "Leninki" page has been opened in 1997 year. The author of the sculptures is Alexander Rukovišnikov. The monument is made of bronze. The unusual arrangement caused plenty of jokes among residents of Moscow, that the author himself has always answered that it illustrates the culture of the inhabitants.

monument of Dostoevsky the Russian State Library

Monument of Dostoevsky in Moscow

Monument to the heroes of the first world war at poklonnaya Gora

Monument to the heroes of the first world war was set in Moscow at poklonnaya Gora August 1, 2014 year in honor of the century since the beginning of the war. the authors of the monument and sculptors. Kovalchuk, P. Lyubimov,. Yusupov.

On the construction of the monument raised money all over the country. Redneck collected 99 million rubles. 74 million has been allocated from the budget of the capital.

The monument was opened during the events dedicated to the 100 anniversary of the day of Russia in World War 1.

Monument to the heroes of the first world war in Moscow

All for today. This category plan to continue.

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