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This hill has a lot of monuments, Motherland calls, the biggest, the Eternal flame is very impressive and then this monuments up 200 steps, a step for each day of the battle in Stalingrad now Volgograd. In Stalingrad they stopped the Germans (Natzy). Over 1...More
The meaning of memorial is too high for our nation and it is impossible to compare it with anything. Being in one step from total extermination the whole destroyed country, every person gave the last value they had to build it. You can feel and...More
the motherland calls is a must see attraction in Volgograd. The statue is huge and i was informed its the largest free standing statue in the world. it is breathe taking and all the monuments around it is cool
ensure you are around for the...More
A truly spectacular monument. Well worth walking up the 200 steps (a step for each day of the battle).
There's also the eternal flame in the viewing hall - where there's the changing of the guard on the hour, ever hour.
When walking up to The Motherland Calls statue, you have monuments on all sides. It was poignant because you had quotes describing the bravery of the Red Army troops, in addition to audio recordings to set the tone. Honestly, I couldn't help but feel moved!
This memorial is a very fitting tribute to the members of the Red Army who died during the most significant battle of World War 2. I had always wanted to see it, and I was not disappointed. The Motherland Calls statue is a masterpiece. It...More
We visited Mamaev Curgan and it's so grand and impressive that brings me to tears....
It's a monument to this heroic Russian nation!!!
Get ready for at least half day visit. Bring some water with you. We didn't stay around for food so don't know...More
The formation is dominated by a memorial complex commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad (August 1942 to February 1943). The battle, a hard-fought Soviet victory over Axis forces on the Eastern front of World War II, turned into one of the bloodiest battles in human history.At the time of its installation in 1967 the statue named The...More