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General Monuments

Sculptures of heroes of Russian fairy tales

Sculptures of heroes of Russian fairy tales

ountry: Russia

Locality: Moscow

Nearest metro station: Okhotny Ryad

Established: 1996

Sculptor: Zurab Tsereteli

 

Description

Sculptures of heroes of Russian fairy talesBig sculptural composition of heroes of Russian fairy tales contains ten bronze sculptures which are placed in the artificial river Neglinka next to Moscow Kremlin on Manezhnaya Square. Here you can meet a Firebird, a mermaid and old man and gold fish, the Frog Princess with Ivan Tsarevich and other interesting heroes. Around the sculptures there are beautiful fountains. Main part of the composition it is sculpture times of the year. It is four big horses. In the same time it is a big beautiful fountain.

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Creation history

Sculptures were created by the sculptor Zurab Tsereteli and were established in 1996.

Traditions

Sculptures of heroes of Russian fairy talesSculpture of the old man and gold fish very popular and have interesting tradition. Just touch gold fish and you wont have a problem with police.

How to find

Go to metro station Okhotny Ryad and exit to Manezhnaya Square. Here next to big shopping center where river Neglinka starts you will find these interesting heroes of fairy tales.

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