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Poltava Dumplings Monument

Address: Sobornaya Square, Poltava, Ukraine
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Ranked #5 of 60 Attractions in Poltava
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Odessa, Ukraine
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71 reviews 71 reviews
10 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

If you haven’t tried Poltava Dumplings (Galushki) – you haven’t been to Poltava! It’s something special, very tasty and you cannot try it anywhere else in Ukraine. But for memories jump into the spoon and make a picture at the monument. The spoon is so comfortable! I was ready to stay in it longer but had to move because of... More

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Salhouse, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We visited only because its on the way to the white arbor if you are lucky enough to have even a medium sized child with you there is a photo opportunity, and thats about it

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Kiev, Ukraine
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135 reviews 135 reviews
21 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The monument is connected right next to the White Arbor. It is kind of funny idea of symbolic monument to the most famous dish of local cuisine. However, it looks poorly designed and is located now next to the construction site.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Just a place where u can take a picture with ur friends in dumplings. Symbol of Poltava's traditional dish. Well done

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Everyone has a picture of themselves sitting in this bowl of Poltava's famour dumplings. Not to be missed close to White Rotunda.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

This monument to a traditional Ukrainian food – Galushka [kind of dumplings that Poltava is especially famous for] – must be one of the most controversial in the city. It was officially opened on April 1 (2006), known as April Fool Day, and has initially been established on Soborna (Cathedral) Square, close to the recently restored Assumption Cathedral. Its opening... More

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