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. Our Murmansk road trip planner makes visiting Alyosha Monument, Monument of the Defenders of the Soviet Arctic during the Great Patriotic War and other Murmansk attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Very powerful energy at the monument. Located on a hill with a viewing platform of the city, at the foot of the eternal flame burns! Immediately understand why he's there and why you came here.
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  • In Murmansk, I travel for work agreed to see the city At first I visited Monument with this location offers magnificent views of the city, though the city and the small but with Aliosha's it seems huge and very beautiful
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  • Standing beneath the ledinym wind (which is constant), a much stronger feel all the heroism and the full power of soldiers who neither meter Murmansk to the enemy land. This is great
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