'The Motherland Calls' Sculpture, Volgograd
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See one of the enduring icons of Soviet Russia at 'The Motherland Calls' Sculpture, a towering monument dedicated to one of the country's great World War II triumphs--the battle of Stalingrad. Climb the 200 steps, symbolizing the 200 days of the battle, which lead from the bottom of the hill to the base of the monument. The sculpture represents a woman raising a sword in an act of defiance while extending her other arm in a calling gesture. Measuring 85 m (279 ft) from the tip of the sword to the top of the plinth, it is the world's tallest statue of a woman. The model for the statue was a native of the city who is still recognized for her resemblance to it. Notice how the plinth leans to the side due to seeping groundwater. Take a look at our Volgograd trip itinerary maker to schedule your visit to 'The Motherland Calls' Sculpture and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • If you came to Volgograd, you just need to visit this Memorial. True in winter it is not very "comfortable" to visit-produvaemyj all winds outdoor plot. Also pumped out water from the pool. But when you get there, you are inspired by the atmosphere of the place and worsen patriotic feelings. And what a city view from the top! And so sorry that the elevator located in the sword, not repaired.
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  • This is the tallest statue in the world. It is possible to rise from the stadium by a long staircase. You can also drive up from the back side, is there a way shorter.
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  • It is the main symbol of our country. The tallest statue of our State. It is a tribute to our country, this is the place where you forget about everything and you realize what a MAGNIFICENT feat made our great-grandfathers, grandfathers. I am glad that there was and that this monument is located in Volgograd
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