The Eagle Mounument, Pyatigorsk

(4.5/5 based on 160 reviews on the web)
On a hill above town, The Eagle Mounument stands as a symbol of the resort and glorifies the Caucasus' abundance of mineral water. According to legend, the eagle was bitten by a snake and about to die; it managed to get under a stream of the mountain water, which eliminated the poison from its blood. This statue was erected in 1901 for the resort's 100th anniversary. Since then, the authorities have replaced it several times, as the eagle kept disappearing. Climb along a wooded path to reach the site, which also offers superb views of the areas below. Using our international travel planner, Pyatigorsk attractions like The Eagle Mounument can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Went from Aeolian harps. Have been looking for and trudged through a snowstorm on snow. And it turned out from the flower bed five minutes on fairly good recovery! :-) But it was worth it!
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  • In order to get the scenic panorama from mountain hot recommend everyone to climb to Eagle and gazebo! Calculate the force on the rise if age is far from young years-can only sit on the steps, parents (60-70 years) was hard
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  • It's a place for us was very important. It was necessary to make the photo as Grandma 100 years ago! This proved to be difficult. People of darkness, all want to hug, then Eagle ride, then somehow pose, in short come back early and stocked with patience.
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