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The Russian Admiral Monument that liberated Corfu in 1799

This Russian War Memorial marks the liberation of Corfu in 1799 by Russian naval commander and... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
יהודה ש
Almost unknown

This monument is almost unknown by toerists. It reminds on the important historic event for the... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
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Jul 19, 2018
“The Russian Admiral Monument that liberated Corfu in 1799”
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Xenofontos, Corfu Town 49100, Greece
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I saw this monument in front of the fortress of Corfu, when walking from my hotel (port) to the Old Town. There is however not much information there and you leave wondering why the Russian flag is in Corfu. I think on this tripadvisor page...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

This Russian War Memorial marks the liberation of Corfu in 1799 by Russian naval commander and admiral of the 18th century - Fyodor Ushakov. In the course of 43 naval battles under his command he did not lose a single ship and never lost a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

Reminding the liberation of Korfoe in 1799. The Russian-Turkish fleet then operated under Ushakov's command in the War of the Second Coalition against France. The expedition started by conquering the Ionian islands. This action culminated in the siege of Corfu (1798-1799).

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

This monument is almost unknown by toerists. It reminds on the important historic event for the Greek, the liberation of Corfu in 1799.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank ReneV1972
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Very well looked after with fresh flowers and flags could not really understand what it was for as was in Russian, it could do with some translations, at first thought it was a Serbian memorial dedicated to the soldiers who died on the island in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank 346alan
Reviewed August 9, 2016

5 min from the Liston Square is this simple memorial for one of the greatest navy commanders of all times which liberated Corfu.

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank MariniMarin
Reviewed July 2, 2016

A bit shabby and without reading around it no other information to explain? Could do with a tidy up and (as with many statues in Corfu) a multilingual info plaque nearby?

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Lee W
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Part of Corfus past history. Small memorial, well maintained -fresh flowers etc around it. Easy to find, go to Spilia and memorial is infront of new fortress.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank mmikko
Reviewed May 11, 2016

This Russian War Memorial marks the liberation of Corfu in 1799 by Fyodor Fyodorovich Ushakov who was the most illustrious Russian naval commander and admiral of the 18th century. The memorial is tidy and almost always have flower. Its really worth the visit since its...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank AugustusMarneus
Reviewed November 10, 2015

This Russian War Memorial marks the liberation of Corfu in 1799. It is a neat and tidy area and well maintained with fresh wreaths.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Linda A
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