7 Sights in Penza, Russia (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Penza, Russia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Penza, Russia.

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1. Л. А. Загоскину

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The L. A. Zagoskin Monument is a monument near the Penza Folk Art Museum building in memory of Lavrenty Alekseevich Zagoskin (1808-1890), a Russian traveler, Russian American explorer and resident of Nikolayevka village in Penza province. Sculptor I. V. Porvatov, architect A. Yu. Belov. In 2018, it was installed and grandly opened to commemorate the 210th anniversary of L. A. Zagoskin's birth. One of the three existing L. A. Zagoskin monuments in Russia and the world. Images of the monuments appear on postal cards "Their names are in the history of Penza. LA Zagoskin (1808-1890), Alaska Explorer ", released in 2018. The creation of the monument was carried out within the framework of the project "Return to the Home Coast" developed by the Penza Regional Branch of the Russian Geographical Society, and was funded by the Presidential Grant Fund as part of state support for non-governmental organizations.

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2. Дом-музей им. Н.Н. Бурденко

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Дом-музей им. Н.Н. Бурденко Unknown authorUnknown author / Public domain

Nikolay Nilovich Burdenko was a Russian Empire and Soviet surgeon, the founder of Russian neurosurgery. He was Surgeon-General of the Red Army (1937–1946), an academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences, an academician and the first director of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR (1944–1946), a Hero of Socialist Labor, Colonel General of medical services, and a Stalin Prize winner (1941). He was a veteran of the Russo-Japanese War, First World War, Winter War and the German-Soviet War.

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3. Дом-музей Мейерхольда

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Дом-музей Мейерхольда Zxc123 / Public domain

Meyerhold House is a national museum and theatre in Penza and was the site where Karl Meyerhold lived between 1881 and 1895. The museum's exhibit shows the life and work of V. E. Meyerhold. The center's priority activity is to produce experimental performances based on the scientific development of Meyerhold's creative heritage. In terms of status, it is a national budget cultural institution.

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4. Первопоселенцу города

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Первопоселенцу города Участник:AAA333 / Общественное достояние

The sculpture "The First Settlers" is a monument to Penza dedicated to the city's founders and first inhabitants. The monument symbolizes two beginnings in the fate of the first settlers in Benza in the second half of the 17th century-defending the southeastern border of the Russian state from attacks by grassland nomads and peasant labor.

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5. И. В. Сталину

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И. В. Сталину HZ / Public domain

This is a list of former and current known monuments dedicated to Joseph Stalin, many having been removed as a result of de-Stalinization. Some are now in Fallen Monument Park. Also, his name was removed from places, buildings, and the state anthem, and his mummified body was removed from the Lenin Mausoleum and buried elsewhere.

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6. Планетарий

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Penza planetarium is located at Penza Central Park of Culture and Restore after Belinsky in the building formerly occupied by the Penza Hydrometeorological station. Historical and cultural memorial of local importance. The first planetarium device was installed in 1954.

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7. Ботанический сад

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The Penza Botanical Garden named after Ivan Ivanovich Sprygin is a specially protected natural territory (protected) of federal subordination, the oldest scientific and environmental institutions of Penza.

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