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Pirogov's Masoleum - St.Nicolas Church

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Wow Incredible!

I was shocked to see how perfectly Pirogov is preserved. The embalming is fascinating and amazing... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
MariannaDances
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Great place a must visit place

Great.. really great.. the man who found the technology of embalming is himself embalmed and... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Dr Rajeev R
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Cochin
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7 Jul 2018
“Wow Incredible!”
27 Jun 2018
“Creepy.”
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Pirogov str, 155, Vinnytsya, Ukraine
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

I was shocked to see how perfectly Pirogov is preserved. The embalming is fascinating and amazing. It's a very short distance from the museum and definitely worth a visit in any kind of weather because he is indoors.

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Reviewed June 27, 2018

I don't know what I was expecting to see but this wasn't it. There is a nice tourguide greeting you at the entrance who tells you briefly about Pirogov's history (10 min. max) and then you are let into the masoleum. Like I said. Creepy....More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Great.. really great.. the man who found the technology of embalming is himself embalmed and preserved for several years... a calm quiet and religious place

Thank Dr Rajeev R
Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

It's a museum with mummy of famous doctor Pirogov. Very important and famous place to our town. Has some interest to tourists

Thank Andrii M
Reviewed September 5, 2015

This is a small red church where Pirogov's body is laid to rest. The guide was quite good, but spoke only Ukrainian so you would want someone to translate for you. It was just good to walk the grounds and see this great scientist and...More

Thank Yulia W
Reviewed November 13, 2014

This place will cost you less than $1 so you can't really waste your money here but it is not terribly exciting. Pirogov is a big deal in Vinnytsia, there are a number of statues, streets and a University named after him. So, sure, go...More

Thank Construct37
Reviewed August 26, 2014

Basically its a dead guy in a glass coffin. Once again only commentary is in Ukrainian Beautiful little Masoleum though and worth it for the photos. You cant take pics inside though

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed August 6, 2013

Beautiful little church / masoleum. Tiny fee to pay. Basically under the church is the embalmed body of Pirogov. On display behind a big glass window.

1  Thank TheStormyM69
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