The Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery commemorates Leningrad citizens and defenders deceased in the days of the Siege. Its 28-ha area contains beds of honor with over a half a million of people buried there. On the place of mass grave of Leningrad citizens and soldiers in 1945-1960 was constructed a memorial designed by A.V.Vasiliev and E.A.Levinson. It is the world's largest wartime cemetery.
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