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    Kozma Minin Monument

    • Nizhnij Novgorod, Russia
    • Kozma Minin Monument$$
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    • In Nizhny Novgorod, on the square of Minin and Pozharsky is a bronze monument to Kuzma Minin, who was not just a hero of Russia, but also well-known citizen of the city. The idea of ​​the monument dates back to the early twentieth century, but for a long time is not money for its implementation. Even when in 1912 the first stone was laid for the pedestal, the project was shelved for another forty years.

      The monument was opened only in 1989. Bronze sculpture on a high pedestal depicts Kuzma Minin with a raised left hand, calls on the Russian people to rise against the Polish invaders. At the heart of the monument is made memorable inscription - "Great Russian patriot of Kuzma Minin ".

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