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Monument to Marshal Zhukov

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Address: Manezhnaya Ploshchad, Moscow 125009, Russia
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This is a relatively new monument in Moscow.It would probably not have been erected in the time of the USSR as the politburo took a dim view of individuals stealing their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

And impressive statue of a very decorated soldier on a horse. An interesting gesture of his right hand and most astonishing, is that the horse is trampling over a Nazi Eagle and a swastika. Sobering stuff and considering the price that Russia paid during World War Two, this monument is fairly appropriate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

When you walking in the Red Square , you can't miss the statue of Marshal Zhukov. If you don't know who is , just google it and you will appreciate the statue and you will understand the position of the statue and the gesture of the Marshal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

With its great location and amazing details, this monument is fitting homage to the most famous and decorated general of the Soviet Union. Take a moment to fully enjoy all the details of this great monument.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Here, in the front of the State Historical Museum, on the opposite side of the Red Square, that is, on the Manezhnaya Ploshchad, stands a gorgeous monument to the Marshal of the Soviet Union, G.K.Zhukov. We saw many monuments in Moscow, during our stay and this one is of the newer built. It was erected on May 8, 1995, in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

This is a relatively new monument in Moscow.It would probably not have been erected in the time of the USSR as the politburo took a dim view of individuals stealing their limelight. Georgi Zhukov was a remarkable soldier even by world war 2 standards..He oversaw the defence of Leningrad before being sent to Moscow to stop the city being captured... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

For anyone who has or is visiting Moscow you will be aware of the amount of statues there are everywhere, this one is my favourite and definitely worth checking out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We took a few minutes to behold this monument with our guide. I was surprised to learn that under the horse's hooves were Nazi flags, swastika emblem and all, and what looked like a snake along with them. This modern era take on "St. George slaying the dragon" was spectacular and I took as many pictures as I could from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

You can't miss seeing this great statue. how could you when it is right there at famous moscow central squares. it is a tribute to the russian great war hero of the 2nd world war. enjiy a walk in the square and take pictures of this hero riding his horse.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This monument is right outside the main entrance to the Kremlin. Marshal Zhukov, one of the most famous Russian soldiers in history, on horseback. Hard to miss. Worth a photograph or two from various angles.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

You can't miss him, his statue rides a horse against the backdrop of red walls of the Red Square. It's large and impressive statue. Take a picture or two.

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This small yet important neighbourhood is full of state institutions and offices. To understand where modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as well.