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Victoria Memorial
3 Pobeda Sqr. (Poklonnaya Mountain)
(495) 142-41-85

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The grand opening of the Victory Memorial on Poklonnaya Hill was held in Moscow on May 9, 1995.

Memorial complex is situated on the territory of 135 hectares and includes Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, covering an area of 33,992 square meters, with an adjoining picture gallery, Victory Monument and 3 temples of 3 religions built in memory of the killed during the war, open air exhibitions of weapons and combat equipment, including specimens of material of the navy and the railroad forces, and engineering structures. The Church of Great Martyr and Victory Bearer St. George was consecrated on May 6, 1995; the memorial Mosque was built in 1997 in memory of servicemen-moslems perished in the War and the Memorial Synagogue to memorize Jews perished in the War and the Holocaust Memorial Museum were opened in 1998.

The Central Museum of Great Patriotic War is located in the round Winners' Square. The central alley of the Victory Park with 1418 fountains symbolize duration of the war connects it with Kutuzovsky Prospect. The museum founded in 1986 contains about 50,000 exhibits of military history. The 285 volumes of Memory Books containing the names of those who died during the Patriotic War are displayed in special showcases. Among other items, the museum contains the red Victory Flag that was raised over the Reichstag in Berlin on the 30th of April, 1945.

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