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exposition of military technique of times of the second world war

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B: monument to the warriors

by Vlad Milkov, 30 meters away

A rocket starting launcher is a complex of the special aggregates and buildings, intended for placing...

monument to the warriors

C: K.Marksa ave. - Historical museum \ "Skifs babas" 6-4th century BC.

by Andrew Lensky, 140 meters away

Sculptur of 6-4th century BC.

K.Marksa ave. - Historical museum \ "Skifs babas" 6-4th century BC.

D: Preobradjenskij Sobor

by Vlad Milkov, 170 meters away

Preobradjenskij Sobor

E: snow avenue

by Vlad Milkov, 180 meters away

snow avenue

F: 9 may 2013. Dnipropetrovsk.

by panorama360.com.ua, 250 meters away

9 мая 2013г. Днепропетровск. Возложение цветов к памятнику Славы.

9 may 2013. Dnipropetrovsk.

G: СШ №67

by Daniel Marsh, 300 meters away

СШ №67

H: 9 мая 2013г. Днепропетровск. Памятник Славы.

by panorama360.com.ua, 310 meters away

9 мая 2013г. Днепропетровск.Памятник Славы

9 мая 2013г. Днепропетровск. Памятник Славы.

I: СШ №67

by Daniel Marsh, 350 meters away

СШ №67

J: СШ №67

by Daniel Marsh, 350 meters away

СШ №67

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