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 Victory Monument 

 
 

     Victory Monument is an obelisk in Pobediteley Square in Victory Park on Hill of Respectful Salutation. It is the highes monument in Russia. The obelisk is 141.8 meter high (1 decimeter for each day of the war) has the form of the three-edged bayonet and is mostly covered with bronze bas-reliefs. At an altitude of 104 meters there is a 25-ton bronze sculpture group, which includes the goddess of victory Nike, bearing the crown, and two cupids trumpeting victory. The monument was opened on the 9th of May 1995 in the composition of the Victory Memorial Complex.


 
     
 

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