Salavat Yulaev is a national hero of Bashkiria, who fought for the independence of his people during the time of Catherine II. A monument in his honor was erected in 1967 on the Belaya River. The sculptor S. D. Tavasiev depicted the hero on horseback. Together with the granite pedestal, the height of the statue is 14 meters, the weight is 40 tons. This is the largest equestrian sculpture in Russia. The monument stands on the highest point of the center of Ufa, it is clearly visible from afar.
Why you should visit:
- Popular place
- Close to the center
- It won’t take long
- Interesting historical heritage