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Hedgehog Monument

Between Zolotovoritska and Reiters'ka Streets, Kiev, Ukraine
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Bright moments from to childhood...

When I saw pics in Tripadvisor about this hedgehog, I was sure, that I want to see it. In reality... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Sulev N
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Tartu, Estonia
Found it!

By far the best hedgehog monument I've ever seen, but this is first one I've ever seen... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Rich-Lee-Rewarded
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Between Zolotovoritska and Reiters'ka Streets, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

When I saw pics in Tripadvisor about this hedgehog, I was sure, that I want to see it. In reality its smaller than seems on photos, but still very special. His phenomena cant be described... Hedgehog's meaning (in fog) is understandable only for my generation...More

Thank Sulev N
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

By far the best hedgehog monument I've ever seen, but this is first one I've ever seen so..... jmeem42016's earlier post on this page and his directions were spot on. Follow these and you'll find hoggy in quick time.

1  Thank Rich-Lee-Rewarded
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Hedgehog has a strong meaning for locals, bringing back memories of childhood. It's a good way to introduce old Soviet culture through cartoons.

1  Thank adrianou31
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Because hedgehogs were always one of my favorite animals, and I even had a tame hedgehog in my childhood, to see this monument was one of our priority. Even to read about it fired up my memories, about rescuing him, walking with him, having fun...More

Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We spent 2.5 hours finding this little guy. Part of the problem was the map we had, which is very popular, doesn't show this monument and once when we were close we were given bad advice and sent off for one kilometer in the wrong...More

1  Thank jmeem42016
Reviewed 29 June 2017

One of the very first street art sculpture in the city. This cute hedgehog actually stings! Be careful anyway.

Thank Xavier L
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Well the good thing is that I stumbled by the monument on accident and didn't deliberately plan my day to see this, the not so good thing is that I find it pretty unspectacular. Cute to look at for about 25 seconds, but that's about...More

Thank harinhos
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Obviously, you don't need to set aside a block of time to see this guy. If you like Soviet animation, it is definitely worth a stop. In addition to being cute, the construction is actually quite interesting. Chances are you will be wandering the area....More

Thank Joshiewoshie
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is a cute place to pass. It is situated close to the Kiev center. You can take selfies with this cutie. Interesting thing is that this monument was a ridicule to the monument in front that is a boarder guard on a tiny horse.

Thank Natalia K
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The location shown on the map here is wrong. Find the monument on the corner park of Reitarska St and Heorhiivs'kyi Lane. Near the St. Sophia Hostel. (Makes a big difference when you're looking for it in 4 degree F weather.)

1  Thank Thomas R
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