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Hedgehog Monument

Between Zolotovoritska and Reiters'ka Streets, Kiev, Ukraine
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Lovely hedgehog decorations

Very creative piece of art made with wood. and spikes. There are also cats that were made with the... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2015
Laxiaozi08200912
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Beijing, China
Its a hedgehog :)

Just a fun statue in a country that has far too many serious ones. Worth a look if you're in the... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2015
Alexb123a
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Endon, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Between Zolotovoritska and Reiters'ka Streets, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 10 May 2015

Very creative piece of art made with wood. and spikes. There are also cats that were made with the same materials scattered through out the centre in Kiev. Nearby Zolota Volota station there are 3-4. Definitely one of the most beloved places on earth! Visited...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2015

Just a fun statue in a country that has far too many serious ones. Worth a look if you're in the area but don't go too far out of your way.

Thank Alexb123a
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

Statue is cute with screws simulating the spikes, but nothing special, not worth the trip. 200 meters from golden gate, not easy to find.

1  Thank Corrado_foodpasha
Reviewed 23 December 2014

In 2003 "Hedgehog in the Fog" won the "#1 Animated film of all the time" at "All time animation best 150 in Japan and Worldwide" contest in Tokyo, Japan. I bet Japanese know stuff about animation)) Other reviews even provide the link to the video...More

Thank Nataliya V
Reviewed 16 December 2014

At the top of the hill by the Ukraine / Russian monument this little chap sits. You can put money in, touch him and wish for your hearts desires. A quirky statue

3  Thank bathpair
Reviewed 26 November 2014

It's kind of cute, but small, and really not worth going out of your way for. Not worth your time unless you are walking past anyway.

1  Thank Graham M
Reviewed 13 November 2014

So this may not be worth a trip to see but it is near the Golden Gate so you might as well plan your route accordingly. There is a fun cartoon about a Hedgehog and this is a monument to it. Pretty straight forward. You...More

2  Thank Construct37
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Very nice monumet to the character of old Soviet (but not Soviet by its content) cartoon. Moving for everyone who seen the film.

Thank Ivan K
Reviewed 26 October 2014

How anyone can be grumpy about such a cute attraction is beyond me. Take it for what it is. It's FREE. It's within 50m of Saint Sophia Cathedral (albeit it, the back). Take a selfie. Take a pic. Smile at its childish simplicity. Enjoy the...More

1  Thank Ed L
Reviewed 19 October 2014

As we were walking the streets of Kiev, my guide pointed out that the Hedgehog is looking up at the statue it faces and perhaps laughing as the horse's proportions are not correct.

Thank ZZMimi
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