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Just a Hedgehog.

This is not your typical park or monument. It is just a carving of a Hedgehog. Not a lot to say... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2015
Grand Rapids, Michigan
A Kyiv Surprise

A very interesting monument that is well worth a vist. I don't know how much longer it will remain... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2015
Martin F
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

This is not your typical park or monument. It is just a carving of a Hedgehog. Not a lot to say because I saw it at night.

Thank tedthefed2
Reviewed 24 August 2015

A very interesting monument that is well worth a vist. I don't know how much longer it will remain as it is under threat at the moment.

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I love this monument. I really cant explain why...may be from the cartoon, may be cuz it very creatively made from screws....but everytime I am near that place, i try to come to vist this little hedgehog) But you must hurry, if you want to...More

Thank Sanna_25
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

It's actually south of the cathedral. Look for a small triangular park with a man on a horse. It's across the road.

Thank Jay P
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

Thank Laxiaozi08200912
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
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