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Alyosha Monument, Monument of the Defenders of the Soviet Arctic during the Great Patriotic War

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A must in Murmansk

To view the "lonely soldier" and learn about his history, regarding the fights in Litza during the... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2019
lahelgen
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Vadso, Norway
Impressive

I walked up to the monument from town, seeing Semyon the cat first. This is a great monument... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2019
Colleen F
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Centurion, South Africa
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Reviewed April 17, 2019

This is more like a school trip for the kids or a visit for local people to embrace and uplift their nationalist feeling. But for tourists, I think it's ok to see it from afar if you don't have enough time to cover everything.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

To view the "lonely soldier" and learn about his history, regarding the fights in Litza during the second world war was a "heavy experience". Thanks to the guide who did the visit memorable. Visiting Alyosha is a must for touists in Murmansk. I would also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

I walked up to the monument from town, seeing Semyon the cat first. This is a great monument, really impressive and the views of the harbour from the site were equally amazing. I would definitely recommend this visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

despite difficulties to go there one of the must do activities in Murmans. Very good city view especially at night.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

This monument is HUGE and very impressive. The monument and its surroundings are beautiful, it overlooks the Kola Bay. It is very easy to access via the #5 bus- take it to the last stop and walk up the hill. There is something peaceful about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

We visited the Alyosha Statue and it was erected in 1974 as a monument to World War II fighters who protected the Arctic from the German invaders. The Alyosha statue is the second highest monument in Russia and can be seen from a far in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

We were on a cruise, so took a bus tour and visited this monument. The area is really great and the views from the top are fantastic. The monument is massive and really worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

Great Lookout Spot and the rocky landscape nearby is the best for nature wander. Make sure you can windproof and waterproof clothing if visiting in the windy/rainy months, no shelter nearby

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

The statue and pyramid shaped memorial, also have the usual smaller memorials (plinths?) near them, in memory of the other Hero Cities (although strictly speaking Brest Fortress is not a city). The main statue is huge and dominates the site, as well as Murmansk in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

The sight of Alyosha Monument is mesmerising. Its a huge statute and view of the Kola bay from the hilltop is spectacular. Its a must visit monument in Murmansk.

Date of experience: June 2018
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