Here you can find interesting sights in Vyborg, 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 Vyborg, Russia.Back to the list of cities in Russia
1. Торгильс Кнутссон
Torgils Knutsson Pamyatnik is a monument to Swedish Marshal Torgils Knutsson, founder of Viborg Castle, built in Viborg by sculptor Ville Walgren (1855-1940). On October 4, 1908, it was installed in the modern square of the old city hall and became the first monument of Viborg. This monument had been standing for forty years when it was demolished in 1948. The sculpture was badly damaged but avoided melting. In 1993, the monument was restored.
2. Русским воинам, павшим при осаде Выборга в 1710 г.
A monument to the Russian soldiers who died during the siege of Vyborg in 1710 is an obelisk of gray granite, established in 1910 on a mass grave in memory of the Russian soldiers who fell during the capture of Vyborg during the Northern War. Located at the ravel gates on the Glasis of the Anninsky fortifications in Vyborg, the monument is included in the list of objects of cultural heritage of Russia of federal significance (No. 4710061040).
3. Выборгский замок
Vyborg Castle is a Swedish-built medieval fortress around which the town of Vyborg evolved. The castle became the stronghold of the Swedish realm in the Karelian region. Throughout the centuries, it was the first defence of the kingdom against Russians. Its military and strategic status in the late Middle Ages was second only to the fortified capital Stockholm. Currently it serves as the site of Vyborg Regional Museum.
4. Памятник Микаэлю Агриколе
Mikael Agrikola Pamyatnik, a monument honoring the humanist and founder of Finnish script, was erected in 1908 at the entrance of the Viborg Lutheran Cathedral, lost in the Sufin War (1939-1940) and restored in 2009 at Teatralnaya Square near the Viborg Lutheran Cathedral of Peter and Paul. Copies of the monument are installed in several cities in Finland.
5. Пётр I
Pimperik Petr Peku is a bronze statue of the Russian emperor Peter I on a granite pedestal located in the Petrovsky Park of the city of Vyborg. The monument, erected in 1910 in commemoration of the two hundredth anniversary of the capture of Vyborg by Russian troops, of all Vyborg monuments has the richest history of movements from place to place.
6. Равелинные ворота
The Ravelinny Gate is one of the only four remaining gates in the tranquillity fortifications of the city of Viborg. Built in the mid-18th century and in Russian classical style, the building is included in the list of architectural monuments as part of the defensive complex of Weibao Fortress.
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