Coming to a city on a tour, touristsmust visit famous monuments. This is due not only to the fact that such places are beautiful and unusual, but also because through the sculptures you can trace the history of the city, learn about the features of industry, culture and customs. Ekaterinburg is a city with a rich history, well, and various monuments and pedestals in it are this confirmation. What are the most interesting and famous monuments in Yekaterinburg?
The lion's share of landmarks is traditionally in the cities occupied by monuments to famous people who left a trace in the history of Russia and changed the course of events in the country.
So, the monument to Zhukov in Yekaterinburg,located on Lenin Avenue, 71, was designed in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War by sculptor Konstantin Grunberg. The location of the monument was chosen not accidentally - behind it is the headquarters of the Volga-Ural military district, in which Georgii Konstantinovich was commanding. Townspeople and tourists invariably bring flowers to the sculpture.
An interesting place is the monument to Yeltsin inYekaterinburg on the street of Boris Yeltsin. Not only because it is a 10-meter obelisk with a carved inner relief of the first president, but also because since 2011 (the date of the opening of the architectural structure in honor of the 80th birthday of Boris Nikolaevich), the memorial has been desecrated by the vandals several times - from party citizens, and simply from residents.
The TV series "Happy Together" inspiredsculptor Victor Mosyilev to create a monument to Gen Bukin. The location of the monument (on Vainer Street, 48) is not accidental: in the store opposite to Gene, according to the plot, works as a shoe seller. The height of the monument is 2.2 meters, and the weight reaches almost half a ton. The opening of the monument was in 2011, which was attended by an actor who played the role of Bukin - Victor Loginov.
On Belinsky Street there is a monument to the famousbook characters and movie heroes - Ostap Bender and Kise Vorobyaninov. The figures look at each other, while there is an apple in Ostap's hand, and Kise's pince-nez and hat. This ensemble is very popular among the guests of the city.
Monuments in Yekaterinburg are not only architectural and historical, but they also make people think about their shortcomings and peculiarities.
So, on Studencheskaya street there is a monumentcuriosity. The author of the sculpture is Victor Davydov, he is also a pioneer in Russia in the work in the manufacture of sculptures in this style. The pedestal consists of a door with a little eye height of more than 3 meters and figures of a man and a woman looking in the hole from different sides.
Malyshev's street art designers decided to doa place of negotiations, and a hint at it was a monument in the form of a high kitchen grater. To "rubbing" the questions there are shops and lanterns nearby, so the flow of those who wish does not stop even at a later time.
Photo of the monument "Black Tulip" even throughthe monitor provokes overwhelming grief and pity for all those who died and suffered during the conflict in Afghanistan. The name of the monument was not accidental, this is how the soldiers called the aircraft, which transported the bodies of the dead. The sculptural complex is designed in such a way that it resembles an airplane with a passenger sitting inside. Over time, the stelae were added to the monument with the names of the deceased Ural soldiers in the war in Afghanistan.
Those wishing to honor the memory of the deceased can get by public transport to the stop "Shartashskaya street" and from there go to Mamina-Sibiryaka street.
Many monuments of culture in Yekaterinburgdevoted to the events of the Great Patriotic War, one of which is a monument dedicated to the soldiers-athletes of the Urals, participants in the battles. There is a sculpture on Bolshakov Street, 90. It consists of three figures carved into a single monolith symbolizing the commander, the orderly and the fighter. The Ural warriors-athletes were trained by special programs, carried out the most complicated secret tasks, and many gave their lives for their Motherland. Therefore, in 1996, a monument was erected in honor of these brave people.
New trends have affected the whole world, includingmonuments in Yekaterinburg. For example, on Gorky Street there is officially not recognized as a landmark memorial to the keyboard. The location on the city embankment led to the fact that this site is a place for permanent photoshoots of both tourists and ordinary citizens. The keys are made of concrete, and occupy a length of 16 meters, and a width of 4. The designations fully correspond to the real ones. The monument was opened in 2005 on the project of Anatoly Vyatkin.
Sculptor Sergey Belyaev decided to diversifymonuments in Yekaterinburg, the world's first sculpture dedicated to the bank plastic card. The map itself is quite symbolic, it has a reference to his ideological parent, the science fiction writer Edward Bellam - he described for the first time in his writings the resemblance of a modern card. You can see the monument on Malyshev Street.
Michael Jackson was materially embodied in thedifferent corners of the planet, Ekaterinburg was no exception. On Weiner Street, a sculpture 3 meters high adorns the square in front of the shopping center. The city-fans became organizers of the installation of this monument, which conveys the whole essence of the artist: the moon walk, the shifted hat, the right hand as if appeals to the audience.
Distinguished and Yekaterinburg, loving creativitygroup The Beatles. On the street Maxim Gorky in 2009 appeared built in the brick wall cast-iron silhouette of the group members. In the opening, even participated in the group, which was founded by John Lennon - The Quarrymen.
Very complex and painstaking mastery -the production of monuments. Ekaterinburg can boast truly spiritual and touching obelisks, pedestals and memorials. All this is the merit of the most talented sculptors who work on cultural projects not only in Yekaterinburg, but all over the country. Thanks to their work, memory is given to those who are no longer with us.