Alexander Nevsky memorial, in honor of his victory over the Teutonic Knights at Chudskoye Lake in 1242, was unveiled on June 24 th 1993, when Pskov was celebrating its 1090 th anniversary. The monument, on Sokolikha hill (Falcon Hill), just outside the town, stands along the route that the Russian warriors took to the "Battle on the Ice", which was determine the fate of Russia and Russian culture.
The monument was molded at the foundry "Monument - Sculpture" in St. Petersburg in the design of the sculptor I. I. Kozlovsky and the architect P. S. Butenko. Bronze, granite. Height is 30 meters. Weight is 163 ton.