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Ivan Susanin Monument

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Address: next to ul. Molochnaja gora, Kostroma, Russia
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
Tina K
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Moscow, Russia
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Moscow, Russia
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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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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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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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