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Bust monument to Nikolay Zhukovsky

Bust monument to Nikolay Zhukovsky

Сountry: Russia

Locality: Moscow

Nearest metro station: Dinamo

Established: 1959

Sculptor: G.V. Neroda

Architect: I.A. Frenchman



Bust monument to Nikolay ZhukovskyThe bust monument to famous Russian scientist who created the aerodynamics as science Nikolay Yegorovich Zhukovsky is a brother of bust monument to another Russian scientist Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky. Both monuments were created by one architect I.A. Frenchman and were placed next to the Petrovsky traveling palace.

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Creation history

The monument to Nikolay Yegorovich Zhukovsky was established in 1959 next to main Gates of Petrovsky traveling palace on the Leningradsky Avenue not far from metro station Dinamo. A place was chosen because since 1920 in the Petrovsky traveling palace is the Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy.

How to find

Go to metro station Dinamo and exit forward to Leningradsky Avenue. On the Leningradsky Avenue go to north till the Petrovsky traveling palace (Leningradsky Avenue bld. 40). Here on the Right palace alley you will find the bust monument to the Great Russian scientist Nikolay Zhukovsky.