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Designed by I. Martos in 1818, this is the first Moscow monumental sculpture. It depicts two heroes that headed volunteer troops against the Polish invaders in the 1600s.
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Red Square, Moscow 613310, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Minin & Pozharsky monument is located in Red Square, in front of Cathedral of St. Basil, in the center of Moscow, the main city of Russian Federation. The monument is dedicated to these two persons, the first one was a trader and the second one...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This is a statue in Red Square right in front of St. Basil's Cathedral. It's a good photo opportunity. I am not aware of the history but am sure will be something noteworthy.

Thank nikhil_malhotra
Reviewed 15 August 2018

If this wasn't within a stone's throw of St. Basils I'm not sure I would have ever seen it. Even after seeing it, and understanding what it commemorated, I couldn't find anything all that noteworthy for someone living half a world away and not having...More

Thank dskid
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This statue depicts two heroes who raised a volunteer force to fight the invading Poles and in 1612 led their army to victory. The statue was erected in 1818. Located near St. Basil’s it just takes a moment to appreciate the history.

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This monument is 200 years old this year! Created in 1818 by I.Martos, it has always been in the very centre of Moscow as the remembrance of people's love for Motherland, strength and will.

1  Thank natingnating
Reviewed 10 July 2018

In front of the Basil temple this monument is located. I am sure everyone take a photo with it in the foreground - but no one know what this monument is about, me as well..

Thank OCDane
Reviewed 16 June 2018

If you walk on Red Square, you will definitely see this monument. Read the story of Minin and Pozharsky on the Internet, and then you will understand why Russians so appreciate these people

Thank lubov135
Reviewed 20 April 2018

It’s not so easy to take a photo of Minin & Pozharsky, there is always St.Basil’s Cathedral at the background – I tried the best I could :))) By the way, it will be good for you to take those photos now, because they may...More

Thank MuscoviteVT
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

There is so much to see at the red square that you just might miss out on a lot. For example, one usually will not pay heed to this unassuming memorial near the St Basil basilica. Alwats get a guide on these tours. They ensure...More

Thank BhawaniPathania
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Found directly before Saint Basil’s Cathedral, close to where you’d buy tickets, it’s this bronze statue which was originally unveiled in 1818. Originally this statue used to be located in Red Square itself but was moved upon orders to a different location, and still to...More

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