Top 5 TALLEST monuments in Moscow

Top 5 TALLEST monuments in Moscow

Malaysia Sun-International·2021-04-17 05:03

Size matters when it comes to monuments. To prove that point, we've selected some of the capital's most epic masterpieces of architecture that reach the sky and reflect the rich Russian history, culture and heritage.

1. Victory Monument on Poklonnaya Hill

At 141.8 meters, it's the tallest monument in Russia. But it's not just some random number, as the whopping height symbolizes the number of days that World War II lasted - 1,418. Every 10 centimeters stands for a day of the devastating war, which claimed the lives of around 27 million Soviet citizens.

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