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City Hunter: Moscow Monuments to Famous Asian People
October 31, 2011 15:16

Monument to Confucius, Moscow

We are glad to present you a brief review of Moscow monuments to famous Asian people. Look how two cultures – Russian and Oriental – are intertwined.

Chinese thinker and philosopher.
Metro station: “Botanical Garden”.
13-14, Wilhelm Pik street, business centre “Park Huamin” (under construction).
The bronze figure was made in China, presented to Russia by the "Academy of Confucianism" and installed in 2008.

Political and ideological leader of India.
Metro station “University”.
Gandhi Square, intersection of Lomonosovsky and Michurinsky avenues.
The monument was presented to Moscow by India and unveiled in 1988.
Sculptor: Gautam Pal.

Jawaharlal Nehru
The first prime minister of independent India (1947–64) and one of the principal leaders of India’s independence movement.
Metro station “University”
7, Vernadsky avenue, in the park just near Moscow Big Circus.
Opened in 1996.
Sculptor: D.B. Ryabichev.



Firdausi (Firdawsi)
Famous Persian poet.
Metro station “Taganskaya” or “Kitay-gorod”.
1, Nikoloyamskaya street, in the yard of M.I.Rudomino All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature.
Opened in 2001.
Sculptor: O. Abaziev.

Rabindranath Tagore
Indian poet, philosopher, playwright, author, musician, artist and the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize in 1913.
Metro station “Rechnoy vokzal”.
1, Flotskaya street, in the Park of Friendship.
It is a gift from India, established in 1990.
Sculptor: Gautam Pal.


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