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Primorsky Park of Victory

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PRIMORSKY PARK OF VICTORY is located on Krestovsky Island. The total area of the park is 168 hectares. Primorsky Park was laid out according to the designs of architect A. S. Nikolsky as part of the construction project for the Kirov Stadium, which was begun in 1932. The official opening ceremony took place on 7 December 1945 in honour of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. A commemorative stele was installed in the southern part of the park. Architects P. S. Volkov, V. V. Medvedev, V. I. Rudnev and V. V. Stepanov participated in developing of the project. The central part of the park along the two-kilometre alley facing the stadium has regular planning. Sculptures and flower beds were used in the decoration of the park. A tall granite vase on the central axis of the park. Six artificial ponds add contrast to the landscape. There is a zone of side-show in the northern part of the park. There is an exotic restaurant Russian Fishing on the bank of the southern pond. An elite housing estate is also being constructed there. The area Quiet Recreation with a beach on the bank of the Malaya Nevka adjoins the park from the south. The metro station Krestovsky Ostrov is near the entrance to the park (1999-2001, architects G. A. Vasilyev, E. M. Rappoport).

References: Сады и парки Ленинграда. Л., 1981. С. 172-181.

Y. M. Piryutko.

Kirov (real name Kostrikov) Sergey Mironovich
Medvedev Vladimir Vasilievich
Nikolsky Alexander Sergeevich
Rappoport Evgeny Mikhailovich
Rudnev V.I.
Stepanov Vladimir Vladimirovich
Vasilyev Georgy Alexandrovich
Volkov P.S.

Сады и парки Ленинграда. Л., 1981

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