The Motherland Monument

The height of the sculpture on the right bank of the Dnieper River reaches 102 metres (334 feet) and this monument can be seen from almost any part of the city. The sculpture of a woman holds a sword in one hand, and a large shield in the other. The monument, according to the plan of its creators, was to embody the unswerving spirit of the people, who could stand together and overcome adversity.