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Address: Mamayev Kurgan, Volgograd 400005, Russia
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Description: These momuments marks the area where the Soviet army defeated Hitler's...
These momuments marks the area where the Soviet army defeated Hitler's army on the eastern front during World War II.
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Every monument has his own story and in all of them you can feel pride and pain. They are made grealy and they look simply perfect

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Every monument has his own story and in all of them you can feel pride and pain. They are made grealy and they look simply perfect

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Mamaev Kurgan is the must-see attraction of Volgograd. Hugely impressive with amazing views. At night time, Rodina Mat' is even more spectacular, however, the surrounding areas are dark and there are many steps that you can't see until you're right on top of them. Also, visit the Stalingrad Café to the back of the statue. It has a very impressive... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Volgograd is huge, but for such a large city it has little to offer. However, these monuments are an absolute must. They're worth the trip alone. Having just a passing knowledge of history, I was aware of the siege of Stalingrad and the amazing efforts of the soldiers/residents in fighting off the Nazi invasion. Even then, I was moved by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is a must see for a trip to Russia. This hill is a moving spiritual experience, especially when you think of all the lives spent in the battle for Stalingrad.

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Galway Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

It was a beautiful day in September 2014 when we visited this historic site and it's a place that is almost beyond words. The view from the top is spectacular with a commanding vista of Volgograd and the Volga. If you have the opportunity visit at night too as it's even more impressive in the dark with the spotlights amped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Never thought I would have the opportunity to visit such a place. An outstanding experience for anyone with any interest in WW2

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The layout and design of the memorial park is awesome. My favourite part was the two walls depicting the periods of the Battle of Stalingrad - 'Not one step back' and 'only forward'. Also fascinating to stand at the peak looking across the city imagining the battle from that position.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This World War 2 monumental complex is one of the largest in a World. You need to go upstairs through a set of different monuments up to the top of Mamayev hill. On the top you see 'The Motherland Calls' Sculpture. Must see

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were in Volgograd for a wedding and a trip to Mamayev Kurgen is a must. It is an enormous monument on a small hill in Volgograd, overlooking the Volga to the Battle of Stalingrad in WW2. The hill is one of the highest points in the area and was one of the most important strategic sites during the battle... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

You still smell World War 2 there. You will see a lot of monument on the hill that called Mamayev Kurgan. Voices comes behind the monument creat a war effect. The biggest statue named "Motherland calls". It's high 93 metres included pedestal. This high not randomly. Its same as Statue of Liberty in New York. But its pedestal 47 metres... More 

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