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Monument to Zemach Shabad

Doctor Tsemach Shabad (1864-1935), was famous for many of the leaders of the Vilnius (Wilno) branch... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patrick D
Warsaw, Poland
The Good Doctor comforts a child.

This statue of Zemach Shabad celebrates one part of the social and politaical activist's life. The... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doctor Tsemach Shabad (1864-1935), was famous for many of the leaders of the Vilnius (Wilno) branch of the Folkspartei, or Jewish People's Party, stands in the territory of the ghetto, his posture conveniently allowing passers by a quick cuddle and photograph. .Worth a look if...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

This statue of Zemach Shabad celebrates one part of the social and politaical activist's life. The image of the bearded man comforting a girl cuddling a kitten is bound within the former ghetto of Vilnius, and refers to the good doctors supposed similarity to the...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

The stature stands in the old Jewish Ghetto and sadly honors one of its most illustrious inhabitants.

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

It was a rainy day in Vilnius, but worth the trip to see the sights including this lovely statue, kind of makes you want to make up your own story about it's meaning, easy to find and worth finding.

Thank JednSasha
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We wanted to give our children a historical visit as well as a cultural one. Without being too graphic, we shared of the history of the Jewish ghetto and so on while in Vilnius. This monument was a good start to opening the story. It...More

Thank Anneli T
Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is one of the monuments that you can see when walking around the city. Found it by luck while playing a game around the city

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

06 July, 2017 (Thursday). This is an interesting monument in the Jewish part of the Old Town. This shows Bearded Man with a child, tribute to the Jewish heritage of the city. The monument is located on Mediniu g., close to the intersection with Dysnos...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Nice statue on a street corner in old town of Vilnius, an interesting attraction to watch, but definitely not a "must see"

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

A lovely statue on a street corner of a man and child with a kitten. Another part of history in a historic country

Thank millymopps
Reviewed 6 January 2018

There is a story about little girl who had brought a wounded kitten to famous doctor and politician, and Korney Chukovsky was a witness, so he decided to write his famous Doctor Aybolit after Dr. Shabad. In fact, the prototype was Dr. Dolittle, but Dr....More

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