Monument to the founder Prince George Vsevolodovichu

  • Nizhnij Novgorod, Russia
  • The Kremlin, Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod region 
    In Nizhny Novgorod, a lot of interesting monuments, but one of the greatest can be called a monument to the city founders, officially called the monument of Prince George and St Simon Vsevolodovichu Suzdal.

    This monument is located in the Kremlin of Nizhny Novgorod, in the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael. Sculpture, as already mentioned, dedicated to the founder of Nizhny Novgorod, Grand Duke Georgii Vsevolodovich and his mentor St Simon of Suzdal. The monument is a sculptor Victor Purihov Nizhny Novgorod, the monument itself was made in the workshop of the town of Zhukovsky.

    The monument cast in bronze and granite supplemented his height - 7 meters. Pedestal sculpture mounted cast-iron stove in the form of a scroll with the inscription: "Founder of the holy city, Grand Duke Georgii Vsevolodovich and his mentor from St Simon nіzhagarodtsaў ".

    Opening of the monument took place on February 17, 2008. In all the churches of Nizhny Novgorod on this day served festive liturgy. Monument consecrated Archbishop of Nizhny Novgorod and Arzamas.
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