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Good view point and the monument too :)

Nice place over the Tom' river and interesting Chekhov monument. Better to visit at calm, sunny... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SiberianHeart
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Bajawa, Indonesia
The Artistic Touch

On the bank of the Tom river located on the riverside walk or promenade a great way to remember the... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Sjainslie
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Germany
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Бронзовый двухметровый памятник А. П. Чехову установлен 20 августа 2004 г. в честь 400-летия Томска на набережной реки Томь недалеко от устья реки Ушайки. Автор памятника — скульптор Леонтий Усов. Памятник построен на народные средства.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place over the Tom' river and interesting Chekhov monument. Better to visit at calm, sunny weather (usually a wind is very strong there, so choose your clothes correctly - especially at winter time :)

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Reviewed August 20, 2018

On the bank of the Tom river located on the riverside walk or promenade a great way to remember the pre revolutionary writer. His remarks about Tomsk were considered to be very tongue in cheek . "Tomsk is a very dull town. To judge from...More

Thank Sjainslie
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Very fun sculpture by famous artist from Tomsk Leonty Usov. Located on boardwalk by Tom river. Very nice scenic view.

Thank Andrei C
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This statue sits above the river in Tomsk. It seems Chekhov visited Tomsk and panned it. So the locals got their revenge on him with this humorous statue.

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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

"Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out" Anton Chekov Well earn nose as people rub for luck an inspiration Good location near the family court and beside the river

Thank Richard K
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

A bit of fun down by the river. Chekhov didn't think much of Tomsk so Tomsk had their revenge on Chekhov. Perfect picture for the selfie generation. If visiting Tomsk you'll want to see it.

Thank AlanofLondon
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This monument is vaguely funny, and I assume based on the fact that Chekhov spoke quitely badly about Tomsk when he visited. The promenade is rather bare without the statue so it does provide a focus for making photos on otherwise boring embankment.

Thank Maur75
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This monument has great history attached to it and anybody visiting tomsk cann't miss coming and clicking with this monument. Photo with this monument is the proof that you were here. It is at river side loved by most of the people. Young or old,...More

Thank bpasari
Reviewed March 4, 2016

this statue and the river area are very nice during spring but during winter is frozen at this open place

Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Met my friend Anton Tsjekhov where I expected to find him. Rub his nose, all the locals do it. To find Mr Tsjekhov, go to Lenin Boulevard, find the river Ushayka, and where Ushayka meets Tom go to right and as close to Tom as...More

1  Thank terjenordlien
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Created on August 20, 2004 in honor of the 400th anniversary of Tomsk district . The author of the monument - sculptor Leonty Usov , caster Maxim Petrov
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