Monument to Waiting Woman

The Murmansk families have long been divided by the surf line – men went to the ocean, and women waited for them on the shore, hoping that the sea would return the bridegroom or the father of the family. An amateur poet Viktor Timofeev, the navigator of the fishing seiner, wrote a poem “Sentimental Watch” […]

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Monument to Anatoly Fedorovich Bredov

One of the first original sculptures of the city of Murmansk was a monumental monument to Anatoly Bredov. The monument was erected at the expense of the residents of the city. Bredov Anatoly Fedorovich – Hero of the Soviet Union, commander of the machine gun department of the 155th rifle regiment, belonging to the 14th […]

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Monument “Cat Semyon”

On October 2, 2013, a monument to the traveling cat Semyon was erected in Murmansk, which became a symbol of courage and devotion for the city residents. According to local legend, in 1987, the Sinishins family, returning from a vacation in Moscow, accidentally lost their Siamese cat named Semyon in the capital and returned home […]

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Monument to Cyril and Methodius

The Murmansk monument is an exact copy of the monument, which is located in front of the People’s Library in Sofia, where it was installed on the occasion of the 1100th anniversary of the creation of Slavic writing. The monument to the Slavic enlighteners in Murmansk was the result of the active work of local […]

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Monument to victims of intervention

The monument to the victims of the intervention is located in Murmansk, on the central square of the city called Five Corners, which is one of the oldest in the city. In the spring of March 6, 1918, in the city of Murmansk, an English infantry detachment in the amount of 170 people was landed […]

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The memorial “Defenders of the Soviet Arctic during the Great Patriotic War” (“Alyosha”)

“Alyosha” takes 7th place in the top of the highest monuments of Russia. And in 1st place is the Victory Monument on Poklonnaya Hill with a height of 141.8 meters. For example, “Motherland” in Volgograd has a height of 87 meters and takes 4th place. The monument “Alesha” has a height of 42.5 meters. The […]

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