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Tour to Rossoshka Memorial in Volgograd

Product ID: 154179
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During this tour, you will reach Rossoshka where you can see the most famous memorial of the last two decades, where Soviet, German and Romanian soldiers and officers died during the Battle of Stalingrad.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English

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Pick-up at your hotel.
Easy cancellation
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Experience

Highlights
  • See where the Soviet and Russian soldiers from this famous battleground are buried
  • Observe the Soviet and German World War Two cemetaries
  • Learn about the final resting place of some 20,000 fallen Soviet fighters
Full description
Today there are buried at this memorial site more than 20,000 Soviet/Russian, 2,000 Romanian and 60,000 German soldiers and officers who fell during the fight for Stalingrad, 1942-1943. On 23rd August 1998, the Soviet military memorial cemetery was opened and on the 15th of May 1999 in front of the Soviet one was opened a fraternal cemetery of German soldiers.

During this tour to the village of Rossoshka, you will learn about the fierce fighting that took place here during August 1942 and January 1943. You will also learn the story of these memorials and the annual search works of excavation volunteer teams.

The tour includes visit to the 3 memorial cemeteries and museum. On the way to the memorials you will hear stories from your guide and admire the view of the local countryside and Stalingrad steppe. You will see German trenches, bunkers, craters from explosions and you will also have the chance to find some souvenirs.  
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • All entrance fees and taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)