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Nearest metro station: Aleksandrovsky Sad
Sculptor: Scherbakov S.A.
A bronze sculpture of Russian Emperor Alexander I is located on the high, massive, cylindrical pedestal. Alexander I is pictured in full height. He is dressed in ceremonial military uniform. On the left shoulder is thrown over a raincoat. At the feet of the Emperor there are weapons of prostrate aggressors. There is a memorial inscription on the pedestal: “In honor of blessed memory of the Emperor Alexander I. The Grateful Russia”. Above the inscription there is a bas-relief of the Imperial eagle. On the right and left side of the pedestal there are reliefs of the “Battle of Leipzig” and “Triumphal entry of the Emperor to Paris in 1813”. In front of the monument there is a short and wide stele with the bas-reliefs of Kazan Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Battle of Borodino and Battle of Berezina. In the center of the stele there is a memorial inscription.
The monument to the Emperor Alexander I was established on 20 November 2014 in Aleksandrovsky Sad which is named in honor of the Emperor. On the solemn ceremony attended the presedent Vladimir Putin, the Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow.
Go to metro station Aleksandrovsky Sad and exit to Aleksandrovsky Sad. Turn right and go along the Moscow’s Kremlin wall toward Borovitskaya tower. On the half way to the tower, it`s 2-3 minutes by walk, you will find the monument to Russian Emperor Alexander I.