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A monument with a joke

A very interesting monument to a hero of Il'f and Petrov's book "Golden calf". You can leave a coin... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Andrey N
Kiev, Ukraine
A small easter egg inside!

This is a great reminder of a wonderful book written by Ilf & Petrov. And don't forget to look... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

A very interesting monument to a hero of Il'f and Petrov's book "Golden calf". You can leave a coin under beggar's foot and make a wish... Then you should take a small mirror and look at the bottom of his shoe...The answer if your dream'll...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andrey N
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This is a great reminder of a wonderful book written by Ilf & Petrov. And don't forget to look under his shoe sole!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sheriffCarter
Reviewed 10 June 2018

For the rest of the humanity it does not mean a lot :) But for the lovers of Ilf and Petroff talent - true must-see

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Aldas B
Reviewed 11 April 2018

It is very much like a live actor who played this role. At the same time, it excellently reflects the person described in a famous book.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Igor D
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A nice sculpture to depict a humorous character of a novel. Unfortunately the place is far from the city centre. I stayed at Dnipro Hotel and it took more than half an hour by car to reach there.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mahfuz1961
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The monument of well known old pickpocket Panikovskiy from immortal novel "12 chairs", built in the center of Kiev is must visit place for every fan of I.Ilf and E.Petrov.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 555subaru2016
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This statue, near the Maydan, is one of the embodiments of cultural tradition in Kiev, where the great of the past are not easily forgotten.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank reinier s
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is one of the most famous monuments ever constructed on the way from Andrevskii Spoosk, it's right by Andrevskii Cathedral, the blue doomed cathedral. Certainly I liked this pair of lovers) The tradition if you are seeking love is to touch the lady's right...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed 27 January 2017

If you are walking around Kiev city Centre, come and see the Panikovski monument. Don't forget to take pocket mirror with you and take a look with it on the bottom of his shoe ;)

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Irina Z
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's a nice monument if you've read the book or at least heard the story of this character. This is a famous pickpocketer - and if you want to get rich quick you need to leave some money there )

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank GalkaKyiv
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