Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery
Пискаревское Мемориальное Кладбище
There are 186 common graves in the Piskaryovskoye cemetery, in which 420 thousands of inhabitants of the city, who died from hunger, bombing and shelling 70 thousands of soldiers, defenders of Leningrad are buried. May 9, 1960 on the fifteenth anniversary of the Victory Day, Piskaryovskoye memorial cemetery was solemnly open. Piskaryovskoye memorial cemetery is world famous, national monument of the history of the World War II, museum of the feat of Leningrad, school for teaching patriotism and love towards motherland.
For the citizens of Russia, people living on the planet, who value peace and calmness on earth, the memorial became the symbol of firmness, courage, selfless love to the motherland, surprising strength of spirit of the people – victors in the most murderous war in the world.