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Monument of Yaroslav the Wise (Mudry)

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Address: ploshchad' Bogojavlenija, Yaroslavl 150040, Russia
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Statue located in the center of traffic circle. There’s no pedestrian crossing to the statue. This statue is printed on 1000 luble bill. So you can take picture with 1000 luble... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2014
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Suwon, South Korea
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Suwon, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Statue located in the center of traffic circle. There’s no pedestrian crossing to the statue. This statue is printed on 1000 luble bill. So you can take picture with 1000 luble bill in front of this statue. You can leave car in the free parking lot near statue.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This is a monument to the "founder" of Yaroslavl, however it is in the middle of the city traffic and at one end of a round about. The statue itself is nothing special but it deserves a better location.

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Burlington, Vermont, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

The monument is located in the middle of town where it does not stand out as it is in the middle of traffic.

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Yaroslavl, Russia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

The monument is not impressive that much. The location is inconvenient - it's in the middle of busy square, you can't get close to the monument.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

Monument to the founder of Yaroslavl, Yaroslav the Wise, was recently in the middle of Bogoyavleniya Square (next to Spasso-Preobrazhenskiy or Transfiguration of the Savior Monastery). It is very compact and highly symbolic (a model of one of the towers of the old Kremlin, sword to protect the city, and images on the base depicting Yaroslav slaying the bear, which... More 

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