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Statue of Lenin at Finland Station (Finlyandskiy Vokzal)

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In memory of the arrival of Lenin

A staute of Vladimir Lenin. Raised to remember his arrival to Petrograd (Saint Ptersburg) in... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Highcoaster
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Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
You're in Russia - why wouldn't you?

Having flown in via Geneva, we visited the Finland Station (yes, "from Lake Geneva to the Finland... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
John S
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

This is the monument which represents the beginning of the 1917 Revolution, when Lenin announced his return from exile and was one of the first monuments to be erected after his death. Found in front of Finland Railway Station.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

A staute of Vladimir Lenin. Raised to remember his arrival to Petrograd (Saint Ptersburg) in 1917 This is near the station where he got of the train and began to the first steps of the revolution

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Having flown in via Geneva, we visited the Finland Station (yes, "from Lake Geneva to the Finland Sation, " as per the Pet Shop Boys tune 'West End Girls'). Outside the station is Lenin's statue celebrating his arrival on a train in 1917 and his...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Naturally, there are so many monuments and statues to and of Lenin in Russia, but this one distinguishes itself with one date, so important for the people of Russia and then coming a new state of Soviet Union. On this very spot in 1917, the...More

2  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Not many Lenins are left, bit this site is just too historical. Ideal quick stop if tour are doing a metro tour anyway, or if you have to be at the Finland station.

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Most people will be interested in the history of any city they visit. This is a great statue of Lenin in s lovely park and is a must for Russian history

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Iconic statue of Lenin at Findlandsky station, where he arrived from exile in 1917. Sense of history is palpable here and along with the Spilled Blood, will be my abiding memory of St Petersburg.

2  Thank lewcur
Reviewed 4 February 2016

These statue was one of the things, which brought me to Petersburg, former Leningrad. Terrible, that due to egoistic revisionism the CCCP broke down.

2  Thank apparatschik
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This statue is truly symbolic for anyone who takes an interest in world history. This is where it all began for Lenin, arriving by train in 1917. Stand here and turn back time. If you are in St Petersburg, you simply cannot miss the opportunity...More

2  Thank coling549
Reviewed 13 June 2014

This is THE spot where Vladimir Lenin stepped off the train at Finland Station on 3 April 1917 to start the October Revolution http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/October_Revolution. The statue is not particularly spectacular, and I would not categorize it as a must see, but the spot does have...More

2  Thank EdmundYeung99
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