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Panikovski Monument

6 Prorizna Street, Kiev, Ukraine
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Ranked #27 of 405 Attractions in Kiev
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

you should see it especially if you like literature masterpieces of Ilf and Petrov. try to see what is on the bottom of his shoe))

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Kiev, Ukraine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

ITs nice monument but mainly for slavic people who understand what its about

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

This monument to Mikhail Samuelevych Panikovski, a scammer and an impostor, “the third son of Lieutenant Schmidt”, is one of my favourite in Kyiv. Panikovski was a literature hero of “The Little Golden Calf”, satiric novel by famous Soviet writers Illya Ilf and Yevgeni Petrov that used to be a cult back in Soviet times. Just like millions of other... More

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