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Ivan Susanin Monument

next to ul. Molochnaja gora, Kostroma, Russia
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Ranked #13 of 64 Attractions in Kostroma
4.0 of 5 stars 36 Reviews
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural

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Moscow, Russia
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624 reviews 624 reviews
358 attraction reviews
410 helpful votes 410 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It's always refreshing to see other statues than ones of Lenin as centerpieces of city centres. The one in Kostroma is dedicated to Russian national hero Ivan Susanin who refused to tell the whereabouts of the Tsar and was tortured to death because of that. Popular legend goes that he tricked Polish and Lithuanian troops into believing he will show... More 

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Ivan Susanin is a national hero who protects our country from enemies. That's why this monument stands on the hill and faces the river Volga. If you come to Kostroma by boat, the first thing you'll see is this great monument. The monument is huge and it symbolizes the power of Russian people.

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Dallas, Texas
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Located near the center, the monument is perfectly fine for what it is, so you can spend all of 2 minutes looking at and move on. 100% of tourists will have no idea who Ivan Susanin was, so this monument has limited interest.

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