Hero City Obelisk

Obelisk Gorodu-geroyu Lenigradu

1985. This is a 36-meter grey granite monolith column crowned with the Golden Hero Star. A bronze victory wreath showing the stories of Leningrad defense encircles the lower part of the column. This is the second largest granite monolith monument of St Petersburg after the Alexander Column. Total weight is 750 tons.

Address: Vosstaniya Sq. (Ploschad Vosstaniya)
How to reach: Ploschad Vosstaniya metro station
Coordinates: 59.930927, 30.361886