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The Hedgehog has many deep insights!

We had a guide take us here for a laugh, but turns out there's a lot of hidden symbology and... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2015
Brittraveller2
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London
Cute Hedgehog

This monument is dedicated to the hedgehog from the Soviet cartoon "Hedgehog in the Fog". It is as... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2015
Nadiya K
,
Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

We had a guide take us here for a laugh, but turns out there's a lot of hidden symbology and history behind this little statue. Unfortunately I cant remember any of it. Next day was `find a local bar' night. Oh dear.

1  Thank Brittraveller2
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This monument is dedicated to the hedgehog from the Soviet cartoon "Hedgehog in the Fog". It is as cute and nice looking as in the cartoon. It is made of wood and takes a small knapsack in his hands.

1  Thank Nadiya K
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.

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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
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