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Hedgehog Monument

Between Zolotovoritska and Reiters'ka Streets, Kiev, Ukraine
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if you are near by

certainly not worth going out of your way for - but if you are near by...go and see the hog and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amersham, United Kingdom
Not a must-see item, but close to the Golden Gate

Not not be to my taste because I wasn't intentionally looking for it and it wasn't on my list of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tom H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Between Zolotovoritska and Reiters'ka Streets, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

certainly not worth going out of your way for - but if you are near by...go and see the hog and snatch a photo.

Thank markelders
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not not be to my taste because I wasn't intentionally looking for it and it wasn't on my list of things to see. But if you're heading from the Golden Gate north to St. Sophia, then you'll likely see it just to the north on...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So this is a hedgehog monument set in a small garden. Didn't do much for me. The spikes are made from screws. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it. But its between the Golden Gate and Sophia Catherdral so if you're walking...More

Thank swanboy01
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
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