Alexander Column

Local nameАлександровская колонна
LocationRostov-on-Don, Russia

The Alexander Column is a monument erected 1894 in Nakhichevan-on-Don in Alexandrovsky park.The column was inaugurated on 18 September 1894 to celebrate the 25 years reign of emperor Alexander II of Russia. On the occasion the park in which the column stands was also renamed after the sovereign.

The column consists of a granite monolith upon which sits a double-headed eagle perched on a globe. On the pedestal two commemorative plaques read: ″In memory of 25 glorious year of reign of Emperor Alexander II″ and ″the Armenian community of Nakhichevan-on-Don 25·IX·1894″

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Address 63 Советская улица, Ростов-на-Дону, Russia

Coordinates 47°13'39.854" N 39°44'56.729" E

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