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This sculpture was the first non-czar sculpture in Moscow, and is the only sculpture on Red Square. It is located near to the St Basil church. It shows Kuzma Minin, who was a butcher, gesturing with one hand, and giving a sword to the injured...More
Minin & Pozharsky monument is located in Red Square, in front of Cathedral of St. Basil, in the center of Moscow, the main city of Russian Federation. The monument is dedicated to these two persons, the first one was a trader and the second one...More
If this wasn't within a stone's throw of St. Basils I'm not sure I would have ever seen it. Even after seeing it, and understanding what it commemorated, I couldn't find anything all that noteworthy for someone living half a world away and not having...More
This statue depicts two heroes who raised a volunteer force to fight the invading Poles and in 1612 led their army to victory. The statue was erected in 1818. Located near St. Basil’s it just takes a moment to appreciate the history.
It’s not so easy to take a photo of Minin & Pozharsky, there is always St.Basil’s Cathedral at the background – I tried the best I could :)))
By the way, it will be good for you to take those photos now, because they may...More
There is so much to see at the red square that you just might miss out on a lot. For example, one usually will not pay heed to this unassuming memorial near the St Basil basilica.
Alwats get a guide on these tours. They ensure...More
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of state institutions and offices. To understand where modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as well.