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Jul 11, 2018
“Nice ”
Aug 13, 2018
“Interesting artwork”
Sobornaya Square, Poltava, Ukraine
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

This was quite an interesting piece of art! Found it quite complex but not sure I know what it symbolizes.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank velmap2018
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

It's fun to pose next to it and take pictures, also it's right next to the white Arbor so going there would be like killing two birds with one stone

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

I love the fact that the spoon is actually designed for lying down and posing for photos. It’s a truly local monument.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Big deal with locals. Good photo op. It's on the way as you walk to the White Arbor so it's worth taking a look. As far as a stand alone attraction ... Don't think so.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

One of the famous dishes in Ukraine is the local dumpling. This monument is a huge plate of dumplings. This reminds you to go eat some! :p

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank xladvisor
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Not sure what to say about a big bowl of dumplings that people sit on and amidst to have their photo taken. Well, it's between the White Rotunda and Uspensky Cathedral so,,,, why not stop and take photo.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank bcs488
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Ok, visited there many many times! First, in Oct 2013, then in Aug, Oct, and Dec 2016 both with my wife and son and alone, I know that this is one of my most beloved tourist attractions to see while in the little town of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

I like artwork, the concept of this art and everything but the "marshmellow" dumplings in this work. Whomever made dumplings look like marshmellows appears to have no idea what the dumplings look or taste like here. They are the joke of Poltava and any tourist...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank goose431
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Visited with my girlfriend and translator for photo opportunity. We went quite early to beat the crowds.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank John G
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

This type of places is for 'been here done that' people. I didn't know that Poltava dumplings are famous. When I see the monument I know they are.

Date of experience: September 2016
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