Alexander Nevsky
Saint Petersburg

Monument to Alexander Nevsky 2002

This new monument to Nevsky, dedicated jointly by the Governor of St. Petersburg Vladimir Yaklovlev, and by Vladimir the Metropolitan of St. Petersburg and Lagoda, was unveiled during the second week of May 2002.

It is sited in the center of the traffic island at the Lavra end of Nevsky Prospekt.  At the front of the monument is a plaque with an inscription which translates as,
"Whoever will come to us with sword, from sword will perish"



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