Monument to Catherine the Great, Krasnodar

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Admire the artistic composition and view the depiction of the city's earliest history at Monument to Catherine the Great. The monument celebrates the empress and her grant of the Kuban area, together with the newly founded city, to the Cossacks. During that time the city was known as Yekaterinodar, or Catherine's Gift. The name stood until the Communist Revolution, when it was changed and the monument was taken down. Now fully restored, the attraction represents the statue of Catherine on a marble pillar, presenting the gift charter to the Cossacks. By using our Krasnodar trip builder, you can arrange your visit to Monument to Catherine the Great and other attractions in Krasnodar.
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  • While visiting Krasnodar we had time to walk around and visit an array of beautiful architecture including this great monument  more »
  • a truly astounding monument to one of the most influential women in russian history. the hight and might of the monument is very much in accordance to the power that this person had.  more »
  • It's interesting this statuary it looks like a giant Saint all in gold standing above a beautiful belll that has angels in it so even though it's Catherine the great who I know was a monarch it sure l...  more »

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Renowned for its historical architecture, laid-back atmosphere, and exciting nightlife, Krasnodar offers a good selection of places to stay for visitors of all tastes. While the center has a larger concentration of accommodations, you can easily find lodgings of all types throughout the city. This is especially true for the area in the vicinity of the airport, boasting some of the city's largest and most luxurious hotels. For more intimate lodgings, explore the array of guesthouses, boutique hotels, hostels, and apartments, ranging from basic to lavish.
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