Park Pobedy The memorial complex “Victory Park” was opened in the west of Moscow on May 9, 1995, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War. Perpetuate the popular feat, creating a monument was first proposed in 1942, but realize these plans in times of war was impossible.
In 1958, on the future site for the complex they placed a granite memorial with a memorial inscription, around planted trees, they created a park, which was named “Victory”. The complex was built with funds from the town: in the period 1970-1980 for the construction of the monument, through “Subotniki” (Eds .: collective voluntary work, traditionally on Saturdays (Subbota) and personal contributions of citizens, they collected 194 million rubles, and then additional funds from the State and the Government of Moscow were assigned.
Outdoors in the Victory Park a unique exhibition of military equipment and weapons, war equipment the Navy, railway troops and fortifications engineering works was installed. Here more than 300 samples of heavy equipment, manufactured in the USSR and allies, as well as the Third Reich art exhibit. Many of the samples are from the period of the war and were used in battle.
Currently Poklonnaya Hill and Victoria Park are part of Moscow. The park is a favorite place to walk for many Muscovites; become honeymooners present to fulfill a ritual of reverence to reminders places; outdoor concerts are performed.