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Monument of Beggar Man

ul. Kirova, Chelyabinsk 454091, Russia
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Ranked #12 of 78 Attractions in Chelyabinsk
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

One out of the many nicely looking Iron statues at Kirova street. The story a local told me (I couldn't confirm whether it's true) is that the local government was collecting money for the refurbishment of the newly created pedestrian area. A bank decided as one of the only shops not to donate any money, which is why the city... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The irony in all that is the beggar's come to the right place. :) A bank. He is certainly aware of where the money can be. :) Though, not sure I know if there's any story behind it all... But the idea of putting the beggar in front of the bank is pretty right. Where else the guy supposed to... More

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