Within the Garden Ring: Around Ulitsa Volkhonka

Emperor Alexander II Monument

Emperor Alexander II Monument (October 2008)

Located in the park next to the Christ the Saviour Cathedral is a monument to Emperor Alexander II. The monument was unveiled in 2005. The pedestal reads "Abolished Serfdom in 1861 and freed millions of peasants from many centuries of slavery. Carried out military and legal reforms. Introduced a system of local self-government, city dumas and zemstvo boards. Ended the long Caucasian War. Freed Slavic people from the Ottoman Yoke. Died on 1 (13) March 1881 as a result of a terrorist attack."

sights by districts  sights in Khamovniki District
Location 15 Ulitsa Volkhonka (in the park outside Christ the Saviour Cathedral)
Metro Kropotkinskaya