Monuments

Monument FM Dostoevsky about the Russian State Library

The monument to Sherlok Holmes and Doctor Watson

The monument to Sherlok Holmes and Doctor Watson (sculptor – Orlov A.) was opened on April 27, 2007 during the celebration of the 120th anniversary since the release of the first book by Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective ("A Study in Scarlet") near the building of the British Embassy at Smolensk quay.

Monument to Yu.V. Nikulin

The monument to Yu.V. Nikulin (sculptor – A.I. Rukavishnikov, architects – M.M. Posokhin, A.G. Kochekovsky) was unveiled on September 3, 2000 near the Circus. The sculptor casted a smaller size cabriolet from the film “Kavkazskaya Plennitsa” (“A She-Prisoner of the Caucasus”) from bronze.

Triumphal Arch

The Triumphal Arch (architect – Joseph Bové, sculptors – I.T. Timofeev, I.P. Vitali) originally was erected in 1827-1834 in Tverskaya Zastava square (near Belorussky Rail Terminal).

The monument "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier"

The monument at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (architects – Budrin D.I., Klimov V.A.) was opened on May 8, 1969. It is installed in the Alexander Garden near the Kremlin wall on Manezhnaya Square, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the defeat of the German fascist troops near Moscow.

Monument to F.E. Dzerzhinsky

The monument to F.E. Dzerzhinsky (sculptor - E.V. Vuchetich, architect - S. B. Speransky) was unveiled on December 20, 1958 in Lubyanka square. It was re-located to Sculpture Park in Krymsky Val street in 1991. The weight of the sculpture (without pedestal) is 11 ton.

The Monument to Minin and Pozharskii on the Red Square

This group of bronze sculptures created by Ivan Martos is located in front of St Basil's Cathedral on the Red Square. It is dedicated to Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Mikhailovich Pozharskii.

The Tsar Bell

The Tsar Bell in Moscow is one of the attractions of the Moscow Kremlin. It is the largest metal bell in the world.

Monument to B.Sh. Okudzhava on Stary Arbat

The monument to Bulat Okudzhava (sculptor – G. Frangulyan, architects – I. Popov, V. Proshlyakov) was unveiled on May 8, 2002. The event coincides with two significant dates in the life of the poet: Victory day, in the name of which he had struggled in the front of the Great Patriotic War for 3 years, and the date of his birth – May 9, 2002, when he would be 78 years old. M: Smolenskaya.

Kilometre zero

At the entrance to Red Square it is easy to see a memorable sign "zero kilometer road of the Russian Federation."