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Neat statue

Was out walking and turned a corner and here he was. Surprise about 8pm there was no tourists... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
wolf3728
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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The statute

We came around the corner and there he was. Other people here talk about the history and stuff, so... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2017
400endis
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Minneapolis
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May 3, 2018
“Neat statue ”
Jul 12, 2018
“Rub for Luck”
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

This little statue was one of the delights we found while walking around the Old Town. Rub his buttons or nose and it will bring you luck. No tourists around while we were there so got lots of opportunity for photos, and of course Good...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Was out walking and turned a corner and here he was. Surprise about 8pm there was no tourists taking photos. Rub his nose or buttons for luck, don't believe but why not.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

If you skip it, you will not miss a thing. Too many tourists around it, taking photos. Rub his nose, make a wish... if you believe in the stories. :)

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sandra D
Reviewed May 28, 2017

This amusing little statue was opposite our hotel so we passed it every day without knowing its origin. Other reviews will tell you more. Had we have known we would have rubbed his nose!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank OandA-London
Reviewed April 15, 2017

We came around the corner and there he was. Other people here talk about the history and stuff, so go read those if you're curious. Fun little statue though when you randomly encounter it.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 400endis
Reviewed April 6, 2017

This is neat little statue in tallinn that is a great spot for some photos and to mess around at.Pretty much everyone has to take a photo here and so will you haha.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

During our free walking we sae and visited many interesting sites/sights. This little guy was a fun thing to see. Legend has it crossing a path of a chimney sweep brings luck, however as this one is a statue, rub his buttons.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed January 7, 2017

The story of this bronze chimney sweep is that in old days in Estonia when people saw a chimney sweep then they did all they could to touch the button on his coat. Chimney sweeps used to have golden buttons on their uniform. It was...More

Date of experience: January 2017
5  Thank KKaisa
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Difficult name for foreigners, means Happy Chimney Sweeper in English. Located near Old Town in Karjavarava Square and since 2010 it's been one of the most funniest statues in Tallinn. It should bring you luck, if you rub one it's buttons(it's already different colour!)

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Halkidis
Reviewed September 13, 2016

I came across this statue while visiting Old Town Tallinn. No inscriptions or data was available. I did a google search to find out info about this happy chimney sweep. It is rumored that it is good luck to meet him and even more so...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank ap609
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