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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  • I advise to visit. Great views of the city and the waters of the Gulf, coastal and port line. Very often it is windy, as open space. At this point in the war viewed whether enemy.
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  • Very majestic structure, not conceding Mother Homeland in Volgograd. A grand view of the city from the foot of the monument. When visiting dress warmer, because the blow shrill winds
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  • tell strangers, but correct words: ... This is not dead-need it alive ... Impressive. Beautiful views of the city and the ship RAID
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