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Memorial to the Fighters for the Soviet Power in the Far East

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You can't miss it!

The monument is big and is right in the main city square, which is a large open space with a good... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2017
Alan S
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Brisbane, Australia
Convenient Pass Through Spot

Centrally located near the city center, convenient for a walking tour with many nearby stores... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
Tigerpaw54
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“Classic Statue in the Soviet Style”
19 Nov 2017
“You can't miss it!”
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Bortsov Square, Vladivostok, Russia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Memorial to the Fighters for the Soviet Union stands aloft a high pillar in the centre of Bortsov Square and is visible from far around. It is a classic Soviet statue.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank iainatsea
Reviewed November 19, 2017

The monument is big and is right in the main city square, which is a large open space with a good souvenir shop close by. I imagine all tourists would go there, and why not?

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Alan S
Reviewed September 14, 2017

It’s difficult to ignore the monument - it’s right in the city center, it’s big, it’s making a powerful statement…

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank doruc645
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Centrally located near the city center, convenient for a walking tour with many nearby stores, restaurants, etc

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tigerpaw54
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

It is the center of Vladi, broad place. Many pigeons, when day is sunny you can see many people there for walk. There is also souvenir shop. But qulity is not good, so many tourists are there. Air is not good. You will pass here...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TunaC31
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Check the pictures - its a nice view from down to the monument and up to the street and the place is good - but of course there are many people around so that you have to wait to get a picture without humans on...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank DrCraq
Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Like any square in any big city it is used for many purposes - from community events and demonstrations to fairs, farmers markets and New Years celebrations. You can't escape it and it is a good meeting point for anyone in downtown. Come stroll it,...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Ksenia B
Reviewed July 9, 2015

The statue honors those who fought for there country. Yes, it is from the communist era, however, those soldiers still deserve honor. It is a must for those who love history.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank sueylt
Reviewed September 15, 2014

I fail to see what the fuss is about. Yes it's very large but that's about all. In front of it is the town square, which is nothing but a big area of concrete. What I did love about it was the view from the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Katiekrackers
Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is not probably the best sculpture in the world, and the objective of promoting the Soviet times is so absurd that is out of question. But anyway, the central square of Vladivostok has little more than this, so you will see it and you...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Jac-and-Jek
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