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Cossack / Staro bazarny Square (Сквер Старобазарный)

Cossack / Staro bazarny Square (Сквер Старобазарный)
(Intersection of Bazarnaya
(Базарная)
and Aleksandrovsky Ave. (Александровский проспект)

In the center of this small square is a large Cossack with his horse. On a pedestal above an angel watches over this Cossack hero.

This monument celebrates the role that Cossacks played in liberating Ukraine from Turkish invaders in the 18th century.

At the base the plaque reads:

Authors of the monument:
sculptor O. Tokarev,
architect V. Chepelev

On the south side below the picture of the horseman attacking a castle, the inscription reads:

Capture of Hadjibey Fortress

On the southwest side of the monument, below the picture of the men in the boat attacking a castle, the inscription reads:

Capture of Ismail Fortress

On the west side below the picture of the horseman and wagons, the inscription reads:

March to Cuban'

On the north side of the Cossack monument the shevchenko parchment reads:

To Otaman of Black Sea
Cossack troops
Anton GOLOVATY -
grateful successors.

Our courageous Golovaty
Shall not die, shall not perish…
Here is our glory, o people,
The Glory of Ukraine.
T.G.Shevchenko

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