Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen

Park of Heroes 28-Panfilov Guardsmen, located in the heart of Almaty city. The park is known for the Memorial of Glory, Memory Lane and Eternal Fire and is one of the main attractions of the city. It is a memorial to the great courage and honor established in memory of those who defended our Motherland, its freedom, independence and honor during the WWII years.

The park was planted on 8 May, 1975 on the eve of 30th anniversary of the victory of Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War. It consists of three arrangements that complement each other. The first part - high relief «Oath» (left side) - is dedicated to the young fighters for Soviet power in Kazakhstan. The central part of the triptych - «Act of Bravery» - captured images of the heroes Panfilov Guardsmen, Russians, Kazakhs, Ukrainians, symbolizing the international nature of the heroic feat of Soviet people in November 1941 near Moscow. The right track «Trumping the Glory», gives the entire memorial optimistic sound, its images represent hymn of triumphant life. Along the Memory Lane, there are installed obelisks with the names of 28 fighters of the 1075 Regiment of the 316 Rifle Division, who accepted the unequal battle with German tanks in the winter of 1941, during the battle for Moscow.


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