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Alexander III ascended to the throne in times of trouble, as his father Alexander II had just been... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
Andrew M
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Quite walk to get here, but a clear path through the traffic. Very pleasant setting with the... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

If you like monuments all around - then go :) In my opinion the only good thing is a river Ob', flowing nearly.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SiberianHeart
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Alexander III ascended to the throne in times of trouble, as his father Alexander II had just been assassinated by persons who were anti-monarchy. Alexander II had been liberal with reforms aimed at reducing the autocratic style of the monarchy. Alexander III reversed these concessions,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Quite walk to get here, but a clear path through the traffic. Very pleasant setting with the remnants of the old railway bridge and the new one as a backdrop. Very pleasant down by the river, definitely worth the effort

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 356peterg
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Unlike most cities I am familiar with, in Novosibirsk, the quay is not a nice walking zone in the heart of the city, it's actually a little way further. You can walk the quay, sure, and if you are just studying the map, the monument...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Antonina K
Reviewed January 12, 2017

This is a kind of statue you would expect to find a capital of some empire - same style and scale. However, they are usually much older and closely related to the city and in this case the statue is neither old nor related to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank heckfy
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Reportedly Alexander III was much beloved by the residents of Novosibirsk. The statue testifies to his large body and strength which apparently lead to his early death when he over-exerted himself in some sort of disaster. Also, he is the person who decided to build...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Stop here for a few nice shots of the tsar Alexander III statue, two bridges and vistas of the Ob river.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

Huge statue , nice to have pictures taken here for tourists.nice surrounding areas. Monument is clean and looked after

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank julief443
Reviewed October 5, 2014

. . . unveiled in 2012 to commemorate the founder of the Trans Siberian railway. Novosibirsk is banked by the River Ob--one of the world's longest rivers-- and if you stroll around this statue and other landmarks near the embankment you will be able to...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank 787sallyb
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