Steam locomotive monument, Tynda, Amur Oblast, Russia 

The Steam Locomotive-Monument in Vitebsk is one of the most amazing places in the city that are worth mentioning in a travel way. Once this Steam Locomotive was adorned with bas-reliefs of V.Lenin and I.Stalin, that one day mysteriously disappeared. First, the locomotive was named in honor of the Victory, but soon after start of the production line, it was renamed…

Who was in Vitebsk at least once, wants to return to this city of great beauty again and again. And all because on every street, on every corner of the city you will find amazing images that seem to have gone from the pages of the history of Vitebsk and frozen in the present, connecting the past and the future, preserving tradition and saving the succession.

Particular attention should be paid to the monuments in Vitebsk – they are not just a symbol of identity but a unique textbook, where the culture of Vitebsk emerges, in full view. One day, while walking through the city, you’ll see the unusual Steam Locomotive-Monument in Vitebsk. Perhaps at first glance you will think that there is nothing unusual in it. But, nevertheless, you should carefully look at or at least thumb the pages of the portal about Vitebsk to learn the amazing history of this great machine.

Epic Russia Culture & Adventure Route © Monika Newbound

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