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Panikovski Monument

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Address: 6 Prorizna Street, Kiev, Ukraine

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For the good sense of humour

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 August 2016
SerhijD
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Kiev, Ukraine
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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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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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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 21 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 18 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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1 Thank Genna K
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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Los Angeles, California
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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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Thank GirlUlike
Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

This small sculpture is primarily interesting for the fans of the books about Ostap Bender. Otherwise it's just an old metalic blind man, standing in a small yard, with whom you can take couple of photos.

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Thank Anna F
Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2012

you should see it especially if you like literature masterpieces of Ilf and Petrov. try to see what is on the bottom of his shoe))

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