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Victory Park (Park Pobedy)

Victory Park (Park Pobedy) Review

In 1812 Napoléon allegedly waited in vain for the keys to Moscow atop Poklonnaya Gora, a hill razed in the 1970s to build Triumphal Arch, a World War II memorial unveiled in 1995 in time for the 50th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany. The memorial is the centerpiece of the 335-acre park that also houses a World War II museum, a chapel, and an outdoor display of vintage weaponry. Victory Park is a popular spot for festivities on public holidays, including Victory Day, Orthodox Easter, and Christmas. On a warm day, expect to see strolling couples and hordes of rollerbladers, including entire families rollerblading together. The park is near the Park Pobedy metro station, on the dark-blue line about 20 minutes from the city center.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 7 ul. Bratyev Fonchenko, Poklonnaya Gora, Western Outskirts, Moscow, 121170
  • Phone: 499/142–5994
  • Cost: Museum 250R
  • Hours: Tues.–Sun. 10–7, Thurs. 10–8; closed last Thurs. of month
  • Website:
  • Subway: Park Pobedy
  • Location: Western Outskirts
Updated: 06-24-2013

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