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Independence monument - column height is 42 meters, installed on the Central square of Kiev - Independence Square. Monument appeared in Kyiv in 2001, when reconstructing the independence square. The author of the project was a sculptor Anatoly Kushch.

Column, faced with white marble brought from Italy, inside concrete frame. The monument stands on a pedestal in the form of a Christian temple, which is designed in the Ukrainian Baroque style. The top of the column is a bronze statue of Ukrainian girls Oranta. Girl dressed in Ukrainian national costume, holding branch. Individual elements of sculpture - Kalyna branch, the ornament of clothes and ribbons of the wreath covered with gold. Weight of the sculpture from cast bronze - about 20 tons.

 


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