Monument to the Founding Fathers of Volgograd, Volgograd

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  • One of the few memorials in the city not related to world war 2. This one sits in a grassy median in the middle of a busy street.  more »
  • This is the place between two rivers where the history of Tsaritsin-Stalingrad-Volgograd started. Only soldiers-shooters lived in the wooden fortress and held defense against different robbers, crimes...  more »
  • In the year 1989 in Volgograd very pompously celebrated the 400-year anniversary of the city of Tsaritsyn-Stalingrad-Volgograd-exactly on this date was put monument to the founding fathers. The symbolism of it is quite simple and can be felt immediately: it is made in the form of a sword, crossings of Ephesus-waves of the great river Volga and the blade-high walls first fortress Tsaritsyn; two pieces-Archers like the first settlers and the defenders of the fortress, and founded the city below. Compositionally and aesthetically turned out pretty decent monument, however, reach it on foot is not very convenient. A little further along the Avenue, at the intersection with St. Port said, a monument to Prince Palatine Zasekinu, which historians believe the main founder of the city.
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