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The Worker and Collective Farm Woman

VDNkh | Metro VDNKh, Moscow, Russia
+7 495 544-34-00
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VDNkh | Metro VDNKh, Moscow, Russia
+7 495 544-34-00
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Like seemingly all Russian monuments, this one is bigger than you expected. I found this statue to be really effective and am really glad that we went out to VDNK to find it. It is within sight of the space memorial and the various national...More

1  Thank nccarraway
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Next to the VDMKh park you can find this magnificent monument to the Russian workers that represented Russia in the 1936 Paris World Fair.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed August 10, 2017

I was in Moscow when they tore this down and stored it. I stood and watched it taken apart. I was there years later when they lifted it to it's new location, gloriously restored. This symbol of the USSR is stunning. It's down the street...More

1  Thank Terry R
Reviewed July 24, 2017

This stainless steel sculpture was a beautiful sight in the skyline as the artist had created such fluid movement of a tangled scarf, wound around the two striding youthful figures, with its ends blowing in the wind. This sculpture called, "The Worker and the Kolkhoz...More

1  Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed July 14, 2017

The huge on The Worker and Collective Farm Woman is located in the plaza next to the VDNKh park and Space Museum. The statue is erected to remind people on facing against fascism. The statue is not difficult to find. Do come and take a...More

Reviewed May 7, 2017

We had not planned to go and see this Statue, but on our visit to the Space Museum, we could not help but see it as this impressive statue towers over the surrounding area (but not as much as the Monument above the Space Museum!)....More

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

The entire area has so many things to see and this is just one of them. You could spend the whole day there and not see everything. Fantastic tribute to the workers.

Thank llessurtx
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This statue was originally built for the Paris world's fair. It was situated directly across the main plaza (across the river from the Eiffel tower) from the imposing and slightly taller swastika-topped column of Nazi Germany's pavilion. The worker and kolkhoz woman's defiance is awesome...More

1  Thank Guths
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Heavy inspiration drawn from Greek antiquity and implemented into the "golden standard" of USSR with it's accentuated "epicness" favored over soulfulness and uniqueness. It may or may not resonate well within you, but it could only be the way it's epoch dictated it to be....More

Thank Virotica
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Big sculpture next to the vdnkh park. If you go there be sure to go to the space museum and take a walk in the park

1  Thank Tiago T
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May 4, 2016|
Response from Oleg Y | Reviewed this property |
I assume. that the sculpture has been done, to show the couple of industrial worker and kolkhoz woman in the shape of kinda some antique gods, ice cold in their determination to overcome every obstacle on the path to the... More