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Field of Mars (Marsovo Pole)

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Address: St. Petersburg, Russia
09:00 - 17:00
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This park, with its memorial to those who fell during the Revolution, is a somewhat sombre place. It is impossible to visit here without thinking about what the revolution meant... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2016
Derby, United Kingdom
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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very cozy. Not a lot of people. I think the tourists are well photographed.Not so much garbage. Good for a picnic. It is calm and beautiful. But you should come in summer only.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 493 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

On the Field of Mars, here in St Petersburg, we liked to take some restful rambles to and fro, when we felt some kind of slight weariness from all those visits we paid to museums,palaces, mansions,monuments, cathedrals, churches, etc. This large field is bordered with the Suvorov Square and Palace Embankment to the Neva River on the north, the Summer... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Field of Mars had beautiful gardens that made an impression. The Eternal Flame commemorating heroes who lost their lives was the first in Russia. The flame was delivered to the Tomb of the unknown soldier in Moscow's kremlin. The bright colorful flowers gave a presence of peace.

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Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Our tour bus drove by and sort of slowed down for us to look at the park. Interesting in its purpose and it is a nice park - but nothing mind-blowing (which is why I suppose we didn't stop....

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

On a sunny day it is a nice walk on your way to the summer gardens. Locals like to hang on the grass. In the middle is an everlasting flame for the victims of the Russian Revolution.

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Not really worth going out of your way to see this area, but if you're going somewhere and can pass through it then walk the way. Seeing the Spilt Blood Church in the distance over beautiful trees is a bonus.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This park, with its memorial to those who fell during the Revolution, is a somewhat sombre place. It is impossible to visit here without thinking about what the revolution meant to most Russians so it is a special place. Just a simple memorial instead of all those grand, imperial statues.

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

The field of Mars is named for the Roman God of War. It has an Eternal Flame in the center and the flame was the 1st in Russia. We found the field on our way to the Church on Spilt Blood. It is not an attraction that I would go out of the way to see but rather explore on... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

I was expecting something grander, something more spectacular, but instead what I saw was more sombre, sober and simplistic. There is a simple eternal flame at the centre of a semi-enclosed space inside the field which has sandy paths leading to its middle. There are engraved stones dedicated to the fallen around the flame. Apart the actual things that constitute... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

The history behind this is what makes it special. The memorial itself is not as impressive as most others in St. Petersburg but the significance is poignant. Lovely to see in the snowy winter months. Nice to use as a walk through between attractions.

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