Monument to Yuri Gagarin, Moscow

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  • Perhaps if you go specifically to see this monument, think it is small thing, since there take subway and walk a bit to reach it. But if you plan a trip to the area (for example, go to Lomonosov, to the University), much should be stopped (and not only pass side). The invoice of the sculpture and the conception of it are magnificent. It is as if Gagarin was, in itself, a rocket man. Although the Soviet era had ended, the design still refers to that simplicity of lines, the use of solid elements and the invocation of the image of the USSR as a generator of super men.
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  • At the crossroads of transport arteries of Moscow as the crossroads of the worlds monument, from which as though seeking to Yuri Gagarin up! Beauty, courage and pride of our country! And here is a copy of the lander capsule "East" very appearance resembles a soccer ball (diamond precisely exactly!))))))))
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  • Designed by Pavel Bondarenko and architect Yakov Belopolskiy and erected in 1980, this amazing monument to Yuri Gagarin is 42.5-meter high. He is a national hero because he was the first person to tra...  more »
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  • Very cool monument. Good photo op.
  • Monument to Yuri Gagarin by sculptor P.I. Bondarenko was set in Moscow on 4 July 1980. The monument is made of titanium - a metal used in the construction of spaceships. Monument to Gagarin has the status of the detected object of cultural heritage
  • Liked it? Because there is no skul'ptorsko-design ideas about space better in Moscow. It's been 37 years look at steel bird-man and tears in his eyes. That could, overcame darkness, ignorance and. .. And revealed to the world that we are for the nation.
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  • Even this monument not only is part of Russian history but also of all humankind. A hero, a volunteer who is represented in the philosophy of human time present and powerful but especially a monument that is a fitting tribute to him and the company made. Stunned to see the ball at the base as it is small and wondering how dare you put into a structure so addressing first the unknown. Visited June 2013
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  • A wonderful monument to Yuri Gagarin. Made of titanium.
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