I know where i am when i surface from the Metro and see this magnificent statue in front of everything worth seeing in central Moscow.
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Outside Red Square and the Kremlin one sees this statue of Marshal Georgy Zhukov. He is touted as the "most successful Russian General in World War II". And it is said he never lost a battle. It is a well executed statue. You can enjoy...More
"The Man on a Horse" the ubiquitous moniker given to poor old Marshal Zhukov, I say that because it is so commonly used as a meeting point as it is right outside the gates into Red Square and the History Museum. The new arrivals and...More
One of the interesting things to see at Manezhnaya Square is the Monument to Marshal Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov which is situated directing in front of the beautiful State Historical Museum. This is a bronze equestrian statue created by Russian sculptor Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Klykov and erected...More
The Monument to Marshal Zhukov in Manezh Square is located at the corner of Alexandrovsky Park leading to Red Square and currently being used by tour groups as the assembly point after free strolling time given by local guides to the tourists. The monument so...More
This tribute to Marshall Zhukov, while fairly recent in construction, is still an impressive statue recalling his victories over Nazi Germany in WWII. Located in the Manezh Square, close to the gates to Alexander Gardens, it is a good meeting place, with various groups using...More
It is right next to the Red Square and Alexandrovsky Park which is a great location. Also, there are good places to eat, sit and listen to live music close by!
I don't think this monument is of great historical value. Firstly, it's quite modern (was erected in 1995 for the anniversary of WW2) and secondly, the proportions of figures both Zhukov and the horse are wrong. The monument was created according to the photo and...More
This statue of Zhukov on horseback is vast in size and is situated just at the entrance to one end of Red Square. It is a very intricate piece of work and worth seeing.