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A funny composition of a bronze photorgapher and a frame with big ears (you can put your head into the frame and have your photo taken). In old times salt was quarried in Perm region and many men worked as salt carriers there. As the...More
It's a fine and funny symbol of the past. There is a nickname for the residents: Permiak - salty ears, as there is much salt deposited in the area. You can put your head into the bronze ears and the bronze photographer will take your...More
Having stayed at the Prikamie Hotel overlooking the sculptures, it was fun watching people taking pictures. If you are a tourist, the city has two sightseeing self walking tours demarcated by painted lines on the sidewalks (red or green). At each historical or cultural point...More
Had just a short time in the city, and monument, along with the explanation beside it (as part of the green line walking tour, in English as well!) is a must if you come to perm.
Plus you get a funny photo with the ears...More
The salty ears sculpture is great fun and a great fun opportunity for silly pictures. Also at start of green line which is a good and instructive walk around Perm.
Story of ears comes from salt workers who had to carry bags of salt which...More
That monument displays the funny story of old times. Perm' was a center of salt mining. People who where carying this salt from salt factories to warehouse were carying it on their shoulders. Salt was often droping out in their ears, then they became swallen...More