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Designed by I. Martos in 1818, this is the first Moscow monumental sculpture. It depicts two heroes that headed volunteer troops against the Polish invaders in the 1600s.
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Red Square, Moscow 613310, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
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+7 495 698-33-04
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This monument is 200 years old this year! Created in 1818 by I.Martos, it has always been in the very centre of Moscow as the remembrance of people's love for Motherland, strength and will.

Thank natingnating
Reviewed 1 week ago

In front of the Basil temple this monument is located. I am sure everyone take a photo with it in the foreground - but no one know what this monument is about, me as well..

Thank OCDane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you walk on Red Square, you will definitely see this monument. Read the story of Minin and Pozharsky on the Internet, and then you will understand why Russians so appreciate these people

Thank lubov135
Reviewed 20 April 2018

It’s not so easy to take a photo of Minin & Pozharsky, there is always St.Basil’s Cathedral at the background – I tried the best I could :))) By the way, it will be good for you to take those photos now, because they may...More

Thank MuscoviteVT
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

There is so much to see at the red square that you just might miss out on a lot. For example, one usually will not pay heed to this unassuming memorial near the St Basil basilica. Alwats get a guide on these tours. They ensure...More

Thank BhawaniPathania
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Found directly before Saint Basil’s Cathedral, close to where you’d buy tickets, it’s this bronze statue which was originally unveiled in 1818. Originally this statue used to be located in Red Square itself but was moved upon orders to a different location, and still to...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

A nice bronze sculpture in front of saint basil cathedral ,you can't miss it while in the red square

Thank Rihab B
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Nice impressive bronze sculpture located in front of St Basil's Cathedral in Red Square. Good for photos.

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a decent enough monument, located just next to St. Basil's cathedral in Red Square. While the bronze monument is worth a closer look by itself, the magic happens when you take a photo of it with the famous cathedral in the back.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a nice enough bronze sculpture out the front of the St Basil's Cathedral. Of itself there's nothing particularly remarkable, but it does make for some nice pics with the cathedral in the background.

Thank KGB777
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