Everyone who even once visited Kiev paid attention to the huge sculpture of a woman with a sword and shield. This sculpture is called “Motherland” and symbolizes the memory of the victory in the Great Patriotic War. This sculpture is included in the list of the tallest monuments in the world, it surpassed even the statue of freedom of America and its height is already 102 meters.
This monument was opened on May 9, 1981, and since then it has invariably adorned the Ukrainian capital. To build this statue, a special hundred-meter crane was built. Mother Motherland is equipped with special viewing platforms where tourists can climb to enjoy the panorama of the Kiev’s Dnieper.
This great monument, built in the style of socialist realism, is invariably considered a symbol of Kiev and worthily occupies a place in the modern book of records of Ukraine. Arriving in Kiev, you definitely need to visit this memorial, since the delight of greatness and views from it is guaranteed to you.
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