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The Worker and Collective Farm Woman

VDNkh | Metro VDNKh, Moscow, Russia
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VDNkh | Metro VDNKh, Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

We had not planned to go and see this Statue, but on our visit to the Space Museum, we could not help but see it as this impressive statue towers over the surrounding area (but not as much as the Monument above the Space Museum!)....More

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The entire area has so many things to see and this is just one of them. You could spend the whole day there and not see everything. Fantastic tribute to the workers.

Thank llessurtx
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This statue was originally built for the Paris world's fair. It was situated directly across the main plaza (across the river from the Eiffel tower) from the imposing and slightly taller swastika-topped column of Nazi Germany's pavilion. The worker and kolkhoz woman's defiance is awesome...More

1  Thank Guths
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This statue is very nice and I would absolutely recommend to have a quick look if you are near this place.

Thank James D
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Heavy inspiration drawn from Greek antiquity and implemented into the "golden standard" of USSR with it's accentuated "epicness" favored over soulfulness and uniqueness. It may or may not resonate well within you, but it could only be the way it's epoch dictated it to be....More

Thank Virotica
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Big sculpture next to the vdnkh park. If you go there be sure to go to the space museum and take a walk in the park

1  Thank Tiago T
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Take the metro to BDHX and then walk for around 10 minutes. The statue is huge so you cant miss it! Bets view is from the traffic island, just be careful of the trams!

1  Thank m4ttieh
Reviewed 1 June 2016

1. Actually there is an exhibition space below the monument, that is a part of MANEZH center. You have always a chance to see something interesting in working hours. 2. Best seen at night when the monument is highlighted. 3. Don’t afraid to visit it...More

1  Thank FiendsOnly
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

You can hardly find better depiction of what USSR was and how it saw itself. Gigantic statue, made almost 80 years ago, is still one of the most magnificent ones in Moscow. Simply because of the size, if nothing more. Especially imposing at night. If...More

2  Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This was a definite highlight of my trip to Moscow. It's a huge structure and its lighting during the night is truly impressive and gives you a taste of soviet/Stalinist marketing.

Thank Cclza
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Mustafa S
What is the best description of the Visual elements "sculpture “ Worker and Collective Farm Woman”.
4 May 2016|
Response from Oleg Y | Reviewed this property |
I assume. that the sculpture has been done, to show the couple of industrial worker and kolkhoz woman in the shape of kinda some antique gods, ice cold in their determination to overcome every obstacle on the path to the... More