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General Monuments

Monument the millennium of Yaroslavl

Monument the millennium of Yaroslavl

ountry: Russia

Locality: Yaroslavl


Established: 2010

Sculptor: Tochenyi M.N., Kovalchuk A.N.

Architect: Korsi M.



Monument the millennium of YaroslavlA monument the millennium of Yaroslavl it is a cylindrical column twenty meters in height which was placed on the massive pedestal. The column and the pedestal were made from the granite. On the top of the column there is a golden sculpture of the double-headed eagle symbol of Russian Empire. Around the pedestal there are five bronze sculptures.

In front of the pedestal there is a main and biggest sculpture of this sculptural composition it is a sculpture of Yaroslav the Wise who is a founder of Yaroslavl. Behind the Yaroslav the Wise there are four sculptures around the pedestal: The priest, the warrior, the mother with the child and the citizen of Yaroslavl.

On the pedestal there are four bronze bas-reliefs with the images of the main events of Yaroslav history. On the bottom part of the pedestal there is one big bronze bas-relief around the pedestal. On this bas-relief there are images of important events from XVIII century till the nowadays. On the pedestal of the sculpture of Yaroslav the Wise there is a bas-relief with the image of the Coat of arms of Yaroslavl and the date of the foundation and the date of the millennium the Yaroslavl 2010.

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Creation history

As is written on the memorial plaque, the monument was established in 2010 in honor of the millennium the Yaroslav on the initiative of the citizens at the expense of the main sponsor JSC Gazprom. Also on the plaque are written the names of the creators of the monument. The monument was established in the park "Arrow" on the embankment where the River Kotorosl is flowing in the River Volga.

How to find

By buses 4, 4A, 13, 16, 41, 41B, 72 or by trolleybus 72 go to the bus stop Bogoyavlenskaya (Epiphany Square) Square. From the bus stop turn left and go along the walls of the friary till the Pervomayskaya street. Here after the church the archangel Michael turn left and along the Kotorosl embankment walk till the Volga embankment. Here in front of the Cathedral of the Dormition you will find this memorial stone in honor of the foundation of Yaroslavl. Here from the Cathedral Mountain go down to the park Arrow and go to the end of the park and there on the embankment where River Kotorosl is flowing in the River Volga you will find the monument the millennium of Yaroslavl.