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Babushka Classical Sculpture

Tereshchenkiska Street, Tarasa Shevchenka Park, Kiev, Ukraine
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Ranked #45 of 323 Attractions in Kiev
Type: Landmarks
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Kiev, Ukraine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I' ve heard about this sculpture but had no idea where it was located. So one day, walking in the Shevchenko Park, I saw this Babushka. So typical, so dear, so mysterious, so wise! Made me stop and think of my own babushkas who are long gone, neighbor babushkas sitting on a bench in front of a house and gossiping... More 

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312 helpful votes 312 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This lovely lady looks like the typical Babuskha that we can still see in various cities in the former Soviet Union. I didn't see many in Kiev but did in Moscow, especially when they followed you around in museums. In sophisticated Kiev this is a respectful look at the past and of the women that were the strength of the... More 

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