Monument to the Fighters for Soviet Power, Vladivostok

Monument to the Fighters for Soviet Power, Vladivostok (must see)

The monument to the Fighters for Soviet Power is located in the central square of Vladivostok, that links most important arteries of the city, for example Svetlanskaya Street and Okeansky Avenue. Quite the postcard landmark for Vladivostok, it was built in 1961 and is still the biggest monument in the city. The sculptor is Alexey Teleta. The monument is a classical socialist statue representing a soldier towering over the square at a height of 30 meters. The bronze figure of a soldier of the Red Army faces the ocean. In the right hand he squeezes the shaft of waving banners and in the left hand, a battle trumpet announcing the victory of the revolution in 1922. The marble foundation on which the monument stands is a popular place for young people to ride on skateboards.

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Monument to the Fighters for Soviet Power on Map

Sight Name: Monument to the Fighters for Soviet Power
Sight Location: Vladivostok, Russia (See walking tours in Vladivostok)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Vladivostok, Russia

Create Your Own Walk in Vladivostok

Create Your Own Walk in Vladivostok

Creating your own self-guided walk in Vladivostok is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Vladivostok Introduction Walking Tour

Vladivostok Introduction Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 Km or 2.7 Miles
Vladivostok Museums Tour

Vladivostok Museums Tour

Vladivostok’s strategic position ensured the development of the Pacific Fleet in the region. Numerous memorials and museums in the city display artifacts related to the exploration of the area and its contribution to Russian Civil War and World War II naval battles. Take this self-guided walking tour to visit Vladivostok's most exciting museums.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.9 Km or 3.7 Miles
Vladivostok Shopping Tour

Vladivostok Shopping Tour

Vladivostok is Russia's largest port city of the Pacific Ocean situated close to Russia’s border with North Korea and China. This wonderful city offers its visitors an exciting shopping opportunity. Numerous lovely shops sell fascinating Soviet antiques, traditional handicrafts and other goods. Take this walking tour to visit the most popular shopping spots in Vladivostok.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles