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Eastern Europe Monuments Park in Manchuria

Eastern Europe Monuments Park

Eastern Europe Monuments Park in China exhibits copies of exclusively Russian monuments and sculptures

Eastern Europe Monuments Park in Manchuria, that is in the northern China, on the border between China and Russia. Despite its name, the park exhibits copies of exclusively Russian monuments and sculptures. Among them are copy of the famous monument by Vera Mukhina “Worker and Collective Farm woman”, Bronze Horseman (copy of the monument to Peter The Great in St. Petersburg), copy of the Volgograd monument “Motherland Calls”, the monuments of famous Russian poets and writers such as Pushkin, Turgenev, and others. In the evening the sculptures are illuminated, the classical music and music of Soviet authors is played, that adds a special effect to the sculptural park in Chinese Manchuria.

Eastern Europe sculptures Park

Eastern Europe sculptures Park

Manchuria – a small border town, which became the center of Russian-Chinese trade. It is a surprising mixture of Europe and Asia, with strict building in western style, decorated with colorful Chinese lanterns.

Closeup of the Bronze horseman, copy of the monument to Peter The Great of Russia

Closeup of the Bronze horseman, copy of the monument to Peter The Great of Russia

Just two decades ago, in the nineties, Manchuria was still small (by Chinese standards, of course), a poor village – but on the turn of the century it suddenly changed and turned into a modern city that attracts many shoppers living in Siberia.

Eastern Europe Monuments Park

The Worker and Collective farm woman. Copy of the famous monument by Vera Mukhina. Eastern Europe sculptures Park

The Worker and Collective farm woman. Copy of the famous monument by Vera Mukhina. Eastern Europe sculptures Park

The Bronze horseman, copy of the monument to Peter The Great of Russia

The Bronze horseman, copy of the monument to Peter The Great of Russia

The copy of 1933 creation of Soviet sculptor Leonid Shervud monument 'Guard' (Guarding Peace)

The copy of 1933 creation of Soviet sculptor Leonid Shervud monument ‘Guard’ (Guarding Peace)

The copy of Peter The Great monument (The Copper Horseman). Eastern Europe sculptures Park

The copy of Peter The Great monument (The Copper Horseman). Eastern Europe sculptures Park

The copy of the Monumental sculpture Motherland Calls' - one of the highest statues of the world, the highest statue in Russia and Europe

The copy of the Monumental sculpture Motherland Calls’ – one of the highest statues of the world, the highest statue in Russia and Europe

The Worker and Collective farm woman at the sunset. Copy of the famous monument by Vera Mukhina.

The Worker and Collective farm woman at the sunset. Copy of the famous monument by Vera Mukhina.