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Alley of the Heroes, Volgograd

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#3 of 58 in Historic Sites in Southern District
Historic Walking Area Tourist Spot
View monuments and sculptures of the many local heroes that fought in the Battle of Stalingrad at Alley of the Heroes. Walk along the alley, which leads all the way to the Volga River, to learn about the history of the nation and explore the area. One side has a monument dedicated to the 192 heroes of the Soviet Union who were born in Volgograd, while across the way stands a monument of 127 heroes of the Soviet Union who received their titles during the Battle of Stalingrad. Take a stroll through the adjacent gardens, and if you're hungry, stop at one of the restaurants surrounding the park. Dress warmly as it can get chilly near the river embankment. See Alley of the Heroes and all Volgograd has to offer by arranging your trip with our Volgograd vacation generator.
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  • Listening to my wife explaining me how as a child she was standing there to memorize the Great War makes it very personal. The change of guards is interesting although not so impressive as in Moscow.  more »
  • This is a sort of pedestrian street that starts at Lenina Prospekt and ends at the Central Embarkment. It's a burial site where the great heroes of Stalingrad are remembered on plaques with inscriptio...  more »
  • Located in the very center of the city the Alley starts at the Eternal Fire monument, dedicated to Unknown Fallen Soldiers and continues through the park all the way down to the Volga Embankment. Good...  more »

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The historical, cultural, and industrial center of southern Russia, Volgograd receives a good share of both tourists and business travelers. The mighty Volga River is the centerpiece of the city, so it's no wonder the biggest hotels are poised near its scenic banks. Here you can find both modern and historical, lavish and economical accommodations. The city also offers a couple of hostels for an even more budget-friendly lodging. If you're looking for self-catering accommodation, there is a large selection of apartments, from basic to luxurious.
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