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Founder of the trans siberian railway

We were very interested in visiting this statue, as we had traveled to many of the stations on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrew M
One of many statues in Irkutsk

There are a lot of statues in Irkutsk, but I like that a city remembers its history in this way... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very interested in visiting this statue, as we had traveled to many of the stations on the trans siberian railway. This statue was erected in 1908 to celebrate the completion of the trans siberian railway. It was removed by the Bolsheviks in 1920,...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

There are a lot of statues in Irkutsk, but I like that a city remembers its history in this way. You can learn a lot by vieweing these.

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Great statue of Alexander III near the river, certainly worth a look. We were lucky enough to be there when a couple of Soldiers in Dress Uniforms marched up with the Banner of the Romanov Tsars and paid respect to the statue.

Thank BGT1006
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This monument of Russian Emperor Alexander III is located in a nice park on the shores of Angara River. It's quite big and imposing. Yet, other than its location (which is hard to miss), it's no different than any other statutes or monuments

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Apart from the monument to Russian tsar which is an attraction, the area around including Gagarin boulevard, and walking park by the river is a good place (even in winter) to spend time.

Thank Hamidrezas
Reviewed 6 January 2018

As statues go it is a normal statue. Nothing outstanding or terrible. The question is why there is a statue to such a bad ruler who is one of the reasons the Romanovs were overthrown. Don't go out of your way to see it but...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

The statue is of Czar Alexander III, but the tribute is to the incredible work of engineers and laborers who built the amazing railway. Location of the monument is also a great location for viewing the river and city.

1  Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 16 July 2017

garden around there, and near by anger river, and can see the twilight at the evening, can see lots of russian people family young and old

Thank whechon
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Irkutsk has great monuments and little parks. This one has nice views of the river. Walking is a joy in Irkutsk.

Thank FlutistCPA
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a nice statue and worth visiting. There is a great view of the statue from further up Karla Marksa Street. And around sunset there is a great view of it from this street.

Thank KeenanL
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