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Locality: Saint Petersburg
Nearest metro station: Vosstaniya Square
Architects: Lukyanov V.S., Alumov A.I.
Leningrad Hero City Obelisk it is a 36 meters high Granite monolith with shape like a Tetrahedral bayonet. On the bottom part the obelisk is decorated with the oval high reliefs which shows the main moments of the defense of Leningrad city: “Siege of Leningrad”, “Rear to the front”, “Attack” and “Victory”. On the top of the obelisk there is a “Gold Star of the hero”.
The obelisk was established on the Vosstaniya Square 8 May 1985 on the eve of the Victory Day according to the clause about the high order – title “Hero City”.
Go to the metro station Ploshad Vosstaniya (Vosstaniya Square) and exit to the Vosstaniya Square on the crossroad between Nevskiy avenue and Ligovskiy avenue. On the street in the center of the Vosstaniya Square you will see Leningrad Hero City Obelisk what is located in the center of the Vosstaniya Square.