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This motherland monument can be spotted from a mile off. Such a tall lady holding a sword and shield facing the city, I don’t full understand why this amazing sculpture was built but it’s far from an eye soar.
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- the Rodina Mat or the Motherland monument is the furthest southern tourist point of interest in Kiev. Therefore, I'd advise fellow travelers to make it their first stop when exploring for two reasons: 1. it's on a small hill, so even...More
Dominating the skyline and totally fulfilling our expectations, the stainless steel Rodina Mat is a tall and totally fantastic statue representing the people of Ukraine, their freedom and sacrifices. Terrific photograph opportunities to be had.
The monument is on top of the Ukranian WW2 museum, and has an impressive collection of tanks and other military hardware. The monument itself is of a typical 'Soviet' style and there are other giant statues of 'heroic' actions. A nice place to visit.