The sculpture "Lion – Guardian of the Town" is located on the crossing of streets Leninskaya and Slutskaya in central part of the town. According to the creators, the main source of inspiration was the image of a lion, in paws of which a shield with the coat of arms of Radziwill family. This image was the symbol of glorious history of Nesvizh for many centuries.
Place for the monument was not chosen by chance, a few centuries ago, there was one of entrances to the town. Lion holding a shield with his paw for several years carries his watch, becoming one of the most popular monuments of the ancient town.