Kharkiv

Square victory

Description

  • Square laid down after the end of World War II and rebuilt during Subbotniks citizens

Near the main street of the city is the Victory Square, founded after the Second World War and rebuilt during Subbotniks citizens.

Near the main street of the city is the Victory Square, founded after the Second World War and rebuilt during Subbotniks citizens.

How to get there?

​The closest to the square is output from the metro station "Historical Museum". Nearby is also the station "Plaza de la Constitucion". At the stop "Constitution Square" can be reached using the taxi number 78, 88, 89, 118, 217, 218, 219, 241, 249, 269, 272.

And also nearby

HISTORY

  • In 1946 it was decided to build a park of victory
  • In 1947, at the end of the work, at the beginning of the square was erected a monument to "Mirror stream", which became one of the 12 characters of Kharkov

In the 30s of the twentieth century, after the demolition of the Mironositskaya church and comparison with the land of the cemetery, a trolleybus park was organized at this place. However, in 1946, it was decided to erect a victory square.

Its architectural solution was proposed by architects A. M. Kasyanov, V. I. Korzh, A. S. Mayak. After the approval of the project, it was proposed that the citizens volunteer, so the construction of the square was carried out, in fact, by the Kharkiv themselves as part of a program to restore the central part of the city after the destruction of the war. In 1947, at the end of the work, at the beginning of the square the monument “Mirror Stream” was erected, which became one of the 12 symbols of Kharkov.

In the 30s of the twentieth century, after the demolition of the Mironositskaya church and comparison with the land of the cemetery, a trolleybus park was organized at this place. However, in 1946, it was decided to erect a victory square.

Its architectural solution was proposed by architects A. M. Kasyanov, V. I. Korzh, A. S. Mayak. After the approval of the project, it was proposed that the citizens volunteer, so the construction of the square was carried out, in fact, by the Kharkiv themselves as part of a program to restore the central part of the city after the destruction of the war. In 1947, at the end of the work, at the beginning of the square the monument “Mirror Stream” was erected, which became one of the 12 symbols of Kharkov.

INTERESTING FACTS

  • Since 2006, the memorable sign to Heroes Kruty was located in the park, but in 2011, after the demolition of his unknown (in 2009), the court prohibited to carry out restoration work.
  • To celebrate the 350th anniversary of the founding of Kharkov in the square was a monument to Alexei Kirillovich Alchevsk.
  • Since 2006, the memorable sign to Heroes Kruty was located in the park, but in 2011, after the demolition of his unknown (in 2009), the court prohibited to carry out restoration work.
  • To celebrate the 350th anniversary of the founding of Kharkov in the square was a monument to Alexei Kirillovich Alchevsk.