Памятник «Здесь начинается Россия» в Елизове

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One of the popular sights of Kamchatka, is sculptural composition "Bears". It is dedicated to a mother bear and a cub. The composition was established on October 7, 2011 in the city of Yelizovo. The author of the monument is Andrey Shergaldin.

The sculptural composition "Bears" is dedicated to a mother bear and a cub. Mother bear holds in her mouth a large salmon. The little bear is standing behind. Animals are made in full size. On the front side of the sculptural composition there is an inscription: “Russia begins here” and “Kamchatka”; on the reverse side is sign "Yelizovo".

The composition is set against the background of a panorama of three “domestic” volcanoes - Avachinsky (2741 m.), Koryaksky (3456 m.) And Kozelsky (2189 m.). The location is very picturesque. Travelers and locals love to visit the monument in order to take a beautiful photo. Wedding photo shoots are traditionally held here, as well as many other cultural events.

This is one of the popular man-made sights of Kamchatka; everyone who comes to the peninsula tries to visit it. It is not far from the International airport of Elizovo, on the way to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.