Obelisk to "Hero town of Leningrad" (Vosstaniya Square)
The monument on Vosstaniya square was erected 8 May 1985 to commemorate the 40 Anniversary of Victory in World War II. The Obelisk
The obelisk is the heavy granite monolith weighting 240 tons, resembles bayonet, crowned with golden star. The monument constitutes the panoramic view of Nevsky prospect, ended with the spilt of Admiralty building. The Hero-City Obelisk is pentahedral in shape; its cross section has the shape of a star, similar to its golden star on the top. The monument has the informal name “screwdriver”
Monument of St. Petersburg was the informal name "screwdriver".
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