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Absolutely hilarious

Do not come to this bear expecting a spectacle. But do come for a masterclass in Russian kitsch... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2019
Moscow, Russia
Very good and full of life statue of a bear.

I liked it. Can't spend 2 hours there, but the artist did a very good job, and this is worth... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Sudbury, Canada
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Mar 25, 2019
“Absolutely hilarious”
Oct 9, 2018
“Very good and full of life statue of a bear.”
September 12, 2009 in Yaroslavl, a monument was solemnly bear, but not simple, but as a symbol of the city. The monument was erected specially for the year to the milestone anniversary (1000 years old town - the legend Yaroslavl was founded by...more
Corner With Nakhimsona St. ul. Pervomayskaya 55, Yaroslavl 150000, Russia
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

Do not come to this bear expecting a spectacle. But do come for a masterclass in Russian kitsch - the anticipation of the roar, the roar itself, the ad that follows the roar - it is breathtakingly silly. We have enjoyed the awkwardness of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KatherineSoloviev
Reviewed October 9, 2018

I liked it. Can't spend 2 hours there, but the artist did a very good job, and this is worth stopping and walking around. Bear is important in the mythology of the beginning of the city: a grand founder of Yaroslav killed a bear with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 88puffin
Reviewed September 10, 2018

not sure what I can say, yes it is a cute statue in the downtown area. and every hour the bear roars. If you are downtown, it's worth your time getting a picture here!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fred W
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Nothing special actually, not worth spending time to look for it. A bear on the stone on the street.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Podstrelova
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Small cozy street. Small monument, small bear. A point to visit and go to the next door beer restaurant.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rublish
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Came across this whilst walking and found it interesting. Not necessarily something I'd seek out but a good photo opportunity.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ImpulsivePerth
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

symbol of Yaroslavl and maybe Russia. This is very good statue near center of city snd historical part of city. good walking area

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank edgar_4444
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Local attraction, as the Bear is symbol of the city. every hours this bear is roaring ) so we didnt expected and were surprised ) nice for kids

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MichaelDolgy
Reviewed February 28, 2016

We were in the process of trying to find the church that's on the back of the 1000 rouble note when my husband decided he would tempt fate and "ask a local" where said church is located. The local he decided to ask was both...More

Date of experience: February 2016
4  Thank Лора О
Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Nothing special it was outisde our hotel It roars every hour from 0900-2100 I think Good for a few pix but I would not go out of my way to see it

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank 408shama
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