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 Monument to the Heroes of Plevna  


     The monument to the Heroes of Plevna is a monument to Russian grenadiers who fell in the battle of Plevna, during the Russian-Turkish war of 1877-1878. The monument is set in Ilyinsky public garden in Moscow. There were the fiercest battles for Plevna that influenced the course of the whole Russian-Turkish campaign. Memorial chapel to grenadiers was built after the initiative and on voluntary donations of survived grenadiers - participants of Plevnenskoe battle. Plevnenskaya chapel was opened in 1887, on the tenth anniversary of the battle of Plevna.




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