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Victory Square on the Hill

Victory Square on the Hill

The Victory Park is a park to honor the millions who died and those who survived World War II. It was the edge of Victory Park on Poklonnaya Hill (the Bowing Hill) that Napoleon stood in 1812, looking at the Kremlin and awaiting the keys to the city of Moscow, which would symbolize the city's surrender to the invader. The huge complex was finally completed in 1995 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Soviet Union's WWII victory. It consists of an obelisk, a large museum, a church, several monuments, an open-area exposition of military vehicles and fortifications, and a group of fountains which is red-lighted at nights (like fountains of blood Russian soldiers shed in battle-fields fighting against Germans during the Great Patriotic War).

Photo taken on 2004-07-26 at 11:13:37

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Othelia Langner Othelia Langner
From: South Africa
Date: 2017-11-24 16:16:32

The "Moscow-by-Night" tour that we had with Arthur Lookyanov towards the end of September this year (2017) was an absolutely stunning, jaw-dropping introduction to this marvellous city. It was amazing how much we saw in the three hours with Arthur - from the classical Moscow sights to the evocative WW2 Memorial, the beautiful Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and the colourful, hyper-modern skyscrapers of the business district. Touring Moscow by night is an absolute "must" for first-time visitors, and if one can arrange to have the knowledgeable, friendly and enthusiastic Arthur Lookyanov as the tour leader, so much the better!

Ben Langner (South Africa)