The monument, erected to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the liberation of Stavropol from the whites — is one of the most recognizable and famous symbols of the city of Stavropol. Stavropol residents call this monument simply “Budenovets”, “soldier” or “Soldier”, sometimes you can hear the name “Iron Man”, but more often it is affectionately called “Alyosha”.
Monument erected to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the liberation of Stavropol from the whites
Huge Budenovets (the height of the monument-about seven and a half meters) is located in the historical center of the city — on the square of the Fortress mountain, on the so-called “Air promenade”. The open free space around the monument gives it even more grandeur. Continue reading