Field of Mars
The Field of Mars (in Russian — Marsovo Pole) — area in the center of Sankt-Petersburg named in the name of ancient Roman god of war. Square with the same name is in many cities of the world. In Paris, fo example. Traditionally, this was the place for building troops and burial great warriors.
This name this square in St. Petersburg were given from the moment a monument to Alexander Suvorov being situated here. At this sculpture, Great Russian warrior leader was imaged like youthful Mars.
After February and October revolution here begin to bury revolutionary figures. For example, Uritsky M.S. — a man whose name was for a long time worn by the Palace Square.
You can see Field of Mars during next St. Petersburg tours:
The Tour for foreign pupils and students — «White Nights in St. Petersburg»(4 days)