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Triumphal Arch
The Triumphal Arch or the Triumphal Gate in Moscow is an object of cultural heritage located on Kutuzovsky Prospekt.

The monument was built in commemoration of the victory of the Russian people over the French in 1812. The Arch refers to the most famous triumphal gates and arches of the world.

The Triumphal Arch that was built in the middle of 1814 was originally wooden. The construction on the Tverskaya Outpost was short-lived, so in 1826 it was decided to construct of a stone arch.

Architect O.I. Beauvais, famous for the reconstruction of Moscow after the fire in 1812, developed the project. The solemn laying of the arch took place in August 1829.

The arch is crowned with six horses and a chariot with the winged goddess of Victory. In her right hand is a laurel wreath in honor of the winners. On the main facade, there is a cast-iron plate with the text about the victories of the Russian people.
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