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Hedgehog Monument

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Address: Between Zolotovoritska and Reiters'ka Streets, Kiev, Ukraine

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Funny to see if you have been raised with Soviet Union cartoons

If you have been raised with Soviet Union cartoons, it is worth seeing. If not, there is nothing special here

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 October 2016
Fabrice-Munich
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Paris, France
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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

If you have been raised with Soviet Union cartoons, it is worth seeing. If not, there is nothing special here

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Kiev
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

If you didn't see Soviet cartoon "Hedgehod in the frog", you can skip this place at all. Actually, I did, but I can't find the reason why people like so much it. From my point of view nothing interesting. And I can't realize how this animal corresponded with historical city center.

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Thank Akeksandr K
Chicago,Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Even though this was for children, we really enjoyed seeing this monument! All the fur/hair is carefully placed screws that actually move giving it an unusual feature.

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Thank Wombat999
Uster, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

For lot's of kids of 80s this is a well known cartoon character. Keep in mind that the address as given here on Tripadvisor is WRONG. This statue is located at the very end of Reitarska street, opposite the monument of a guy on a horse.

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Thank JanisCe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

It is on a little square close to where the map shows. Unfortunately the little bag is missing and also many needles - probably taken as souvenirs. Please don't you do the same!

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Thank Jozefa Ariella J
Kyiv, null, Ukraine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

It is a monument for an old Soviet cartoon charachetr cold "hedgehog in the fog". You should take a look if you make your way to Sofiyska Church.

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Thank Atilla K
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

“Hedgehog in Fog” one of the most famous soviet cartoon in the history of animation. In Kiev you can see this amazing monument of the Hedgehog - the main character. So cute!

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Modern art for Soviet times nostalgie. In case you've never seen a cartoon, I highly recommend to do so.

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Thank 771helen
Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

For those of us who love cartoon 'Ezhik v tumane' , this monument was a hilarious and unexpected thing to see on the street. For those who never saw it, it is just a creative piece of art. Nice sculpture that shows that Kiev is not such a serious city, after all.

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Thank LakeSimcoeFan
Dusseldorf, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The hedgehog monument is simply a tiny statue of a smiling hedgehog next to golden gate. As a western tourist I was not aware of the hedgehog before and simply enjoyed to foto opportunity. Probably more fun if you know the context.

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