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Hedgehog Monument

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Address: Between Zolotovoritska and Reiters'ka Streets, Kiev, Ukraine
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Yozhik has migrated to...

Due to several unfortunate acts of vandalism, Yozhik v Tumane has now migrated to Shevchenko park, where he sits next to the old Tram coffee hut. You can still see the empty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Due to several unfortunate acts of vandalism, Yozhik v Tumane has now migrated to Shevchenko park, where he sits next to the old Tram coffee hut. You can still see the empty tree stump at the old location, shrouded with a tinge of sadness.. now all that remains in that area is possibly the worst statue in Kyiv - the... More 

2 Thank Shlyovich
Warsaw, Poland
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17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

must see for those who loves cartoon hedgehog in the fog. but other will like him too. statue is made of wood and metal bolts

Thank Amarok1977
Washington, DC
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114 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Nothing! Trust me, it's cute in person and you'll want a ton a selfies with the Hedgehog. There's a story behind it-- something about a bear and love and a horse. Right across from the hedgehog is a horse. A local tour guide is highly recommended as well.

Thank BelleKreyol
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 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.

Thank Brittraveller2
Kiev, Ukraine
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164 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 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
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 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
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 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
Kiev, Ukraine
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70 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 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 see him....very soon, he will be moved to another place due to some stupid (i... More 

Thank Sanna_25
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240 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 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
Beijing, China
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328 reviews
297 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 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 back in Oct 2013.

Thank Liusi0820

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