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This quadriga-like monument is in the Top-100 list of the Ukraine’s most important tourist sights. It is situated near Kakhovka city, at the place where during the Civil War (1917 – 1923) was a bridge-head of a crossing over the Dnieper River. The monument was opened in 1967, when the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution was celebrated. It was called “Legendary tachanka”, as it depicted a horse-drawn machine gun platform known as tachanka, a very mobile and effective weapon at that time.

The loving couple sitting under the horses can be a scale for estimating the monument sizes.

For comparison see Russian version of the Tachanka monument.

GPS coordinates: 46.79895 Lat, 33.51742 Long, 53 m

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The original image was made only with auto adjustments. Please see my WS version, which is a result of manual color adjustment to make the colors being more natural.

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