The monument of Ilya Muromets
Primorsky Krai, Vladivostok, Admiral square
In the historical heart of Vladivostok, Admiral's Park, and there are many historic monuments and memorials. One of them is a sculpture dedicated to the memory of St. Ilya of Murom, the patron of border guards.
The monument was donated from the public of Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk honor soldiers, defenders of the Motherland was held here service in the border troops. The monument represents the heavenly intercessor of the border troops. The look is made in exact accordance with generally accepted image of the icons, which is why the monument was approved by the Vladivostok diocese.
The monument is part of the memorial complex, along with the Arch of the crown Prince, the Cathedral of St. Andrew. Bogatyr Ilya Muromets - a very active character, a hero of the national epic, which is 33 years spent on the stove, and then devoted himself to military Affairs, and prayer.
In 1643 he was canonized and became the protector of the border troops.