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Panikovski Monument

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Address: 6 Prorizna Street, Kiev, Ukraine

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Klaciva)) Aug 2012, Sep 2013, Aug-Sep 2015, Aug, Oct, Dec 2016

This is one of the most famous monuments ever constructed on the way from Andrevskii Spoosk, it's right by Andrevskii Cathedral, the blue doomed cathedral. Certainly I liked this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Laxiaozi08200912
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most famous monuments ever constructed on the way from Andrevskii Spoosk, it's right by Andrevskii Cathedral, the blue doomed cathedral. Certainly I liked this pair of lovers) The tradition if you are seeking love is to touch the lady's right hand with your left hand, the put your nose onto the nose of the man,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are walking around Kiev city Centre, come and see the Panikovski monument. Don't forget to take pocket mirror with you and take a look with it on the bottom of his shoe ;)

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Thank Irina Z
Kyiv
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's a nice monument if you've read the book or at least heard the story of this character. This is a famous pickpocketer - and if you want to get rich quick you need to leave some money there )

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Thank GalkaKyiv
Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This monument is set to the famous character from the which rarely would be recognised by foreigners even in 2009 this book was translated to English and received high rank reviews. More details in Wiki: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Little_Golden_Calf#Main_characters Anyway it is still a fun to check what is hidden under his shoe

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Thank SerhijD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Nice monument which remind about good book and of cause movie. That a legendary hero of the Novel written by Ilf and Petrov authors.By the way it's just pretty well monument. It's actually situated just in the center of Kyiv.

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Kiev
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Sure, it's very kind gentleman from the classic Soviet humorists Ilf and Petrov. Mr.Panikovsky imitated blindness and asked people to help him cross Prorizna street. Actually, he was just a ...pickpocket. Today he prepared a small surprise for you. But to find it you'll need a small mirror (ladies first!): it enables you to look at the Mr.Panikovsky foot and... More 

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1 Thank Akeksandr K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

A nice statue which we only stooped by a few minutes on our way to a restaurant. It is interesting but I would not come here specifically to see it.

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Thank Jonathanseap
Kyiv
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Panikovskiy is one of a colorful person ever shown in the Soviet literature. He is the hero of the street where this monument is erased. He also memorises the whole story written by Ilf and Petrov. This is also kind of respect to a Kiev born actor Zinoviy Ghert who played Panikovskiy in the movie. I always feel positiv when... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This monument of the literary hero Panikovskyi from the novel by Ilf and Petrov "Golden Calf". Well made from bronze. It's installed in the central part of the city. It's deserve to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Seeing Panikovskiy is a must if you are a fan of the movie or the actor himself! If you are an international tourist it may really mean nothing to you.

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