The Jurchen stone turtle

The Jurchen stone turtle

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A unique medieval monument, a stone statue of a tortoise of the XII century, which is a symbol of durability, was preserved in Ussuriysk. The stone statue of a tortoise of the 12th century was installed on the graves of persons of the imperial family name of the Jurchen state, embodying longevity. Another turtle, originally located next to it, is now in the Khabarovsk museum of local lore.

Ussuriysk

Ussuriysk

Ussuriysk is one of the largest cities in the southeast of Russia, located near the border with China and North Korea. The city stands at th