Alyosha Monument, Monument of the Defenders of the Soviet Arctic during the Great Patriotic War, Murmansk
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Alyosha Monument, Monument of the Defenders of the Soviet Arctic during the Great Patriotic War represents a soldier in a greatcoat with a rifle slung over his shoulder, facing "the valley of glory" on the west, where the fiercest fighting with the German invaders took place. The statue and the pedestal are 42.5 m (139 ft) tall. The memorial also features a platform of natural black stone bearing an eternal flame and a sloping triangular pyramid representing a flag at half-mast as a sign of mourning. Alyosha is a common name for the defenders of the Soviet Arctic during the Great Patriotic War. Notice the two antiaircraft guns slightly to one side of the monument. With our online itinerary creator, Murmansk attractions like Alyosha Monument, Monument of the Defenders of the Soviet Arctic during the Great Patriotic War can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Two objectives can reach people who visited this place in Murmansk:-to pay tribute to the memory of the fallen, it is here that went most brutal fighting; -explore the Murmansk with one of the highest points of the city.
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  • You can't go to Murmansk without having visited this impressive monument that is over 35 meters high and represents a Soviet soldier warm, surrenders a deserved tribute to the Soviet defenders during the second world war. In the complex, the tomb is the "unknown soldier" where the eternal flame fight against the inclement weather and by the way I recommend wearing lenses as placed in a high area and in front of the Kola Bay l(lo que te permite espectaculares vistas) the nevada is intense and with strong wind. Murmansk enjoy the most populous city in the world behind the Arctic circle. LIFE... is a TRIP!
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  • Get on bus 5, go on the ultimate and need to go another 7 minutes. Enjoy breathtaking landscape on a hill and the Bay, very cool (even in cloudy weather). Advise!
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