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Rodina Mat (Motherland), Kyiv (Kiev)

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Monument · Tourist Spot
Sword and shield raised triumphantly in the air, Rodina Mat (Motherland) commemorates the Soviet Union's defense of the homeland against Nazi Germany's invasion during World War II. You can see the towering statue by visiting Kiev's World War II museum; you'll find it located nearby in an outdoor exhibition area. The titanium statue of a woman, standing 62 m (203 ft) high, represents the Soviet Union and the horrific human suffering it endured in the war against Hitler's Germany. You can hop aboard an elevator at the base and travel to a viewing platform part way up the statue for a sweeping view of Kiev. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Rodina Mat (Motherland) by using our Kyiv (Kiev) road trip site.
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  • Very huge and a bit creepy because it reminds of a soviet epoch, about wars and victims. If you want to keep your mood up - it's better to avoid this place unless you're absolutely love war history...  more »
  • Nice walk , historique gigantic monument to visit just before or after Laure des Grottes de Kiev . huge esplanade, promenade filled with history. relics of the Soviet wars which include the forces...  more »
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  • A beautiful place on the hilltop can be visible from many places of city Monument is marvelous piece of craft 👌. On its base u can explore war museum dedicated to its soldiers participated in World Wars 1&2 & Russia. Well maintained museum 👏 👌
  • Great place to visit. It has huge area around it, good for photos and relaxing. Also it's one of the points on the amazing bike route.

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