Known locally as ‘Brezhnev’s Daughter’ the Motherland Monument is a giant titanium statue that celebrates the Soviet Union’s victory over the Nazi Germany. 62m high and visible from various points around Kiev, it is the city’s most distinctive feature.
The Museum of the Great Patriotic War lies at its base and honours the Ukrainian soldiers that defended Kiev during World War II.
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Motherland Monument (Rodina Mat) & Museum of the Great Patriotic War
Nearest Metro Station(s): Arsenalna