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Monument to Afghan and Chechen fighters

The black tulip monument is located in Soviet Army square, at the intersection of Pervomayskaya and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andrew M
A Common Man Never gains from War

The memorial does depict horror and grief of the aftermath of a war. The soldier sitting in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This monument honors soldiers who died in Russia's Afghan War.
Sovetskoy Armii Square, Yekaterinburg, Russia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The black tulip monument is located in Soviet Army square, at the intersection of Pervomayskaya and Mamina-Sibiryaka Streets.The monument was installed in 1996. This is a great memorial, and probably the best monument in Yekaterinburg. It is comprised of two sections. The first section, is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The memorial does depict horror and grief of the aftermath of a war. The soldier sitting in the middle is contemplating what did he gain out of killing the other soldiers whom he did not even know, than how come he became his enemy. A...More

Thank Masood-Kheraluwala
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This memorial was maybe the best sight that we have seen in Yekaterinburg and it is not located on the city's street painted red line that guides tourists. It is not all vainglorious, but instead moving in a more realistic way. This is not far...More

Thank Globaljoan
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This war memorial is slightly different than the many you see around the former USSR. It has more thought and grief to it than the usual victory monuments.

Thank JLC-1972
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

nice monument for war soldiers and good memorial for all these souls a good visit for almost 15 min for this place

Thank Haytham S
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

It’s nearest from city center, it’s a quiet place and this memorial is very large and showing list of names of all soldiers died in the war

Thank Hossam06Ahmed
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The place is quite nice and a very respectful memorial. The atmosphere around the place is quite peaceful as well. Worth having a quick look when visiting the city.

Thank mefa1984
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Spectacular war memorial pretty close to the city centre. Well worth a visit. No English explanation tho. Make sure you read about it before visiting.

Thank N6924TNmarting
Reviewed 15 June 2018

It is about Afghanistan war. There are names who died for their country as martyr. You must visit and pray for them

Thank mkaya1
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I was impressed by the size of this Memorial. I couldn't read the writing, however I think it is to men from the city who served and died in various wars in the past.

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