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The monument with the history and with the sense of humor. Have been there with many visitors... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Marina K
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Perm, Russia
A funny reminder about hard work of salt carriers in old times

A funny composition of a bronze photorgapher and a frame with big ears (you can put your head into... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2017
MrsEVaNikol
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Moscow, Russia
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Komsomolskiy ave 27, Perm 614000, Russia
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

The monument with the history and with the sense of humor. Have been there with many visitors - it's fun to take memorable pictures and at the same time to find out some facts about the history of the Perm Krai.

Thank Marina K
Reviewed November 16, 2017

A funny composition of a bronze photorgapher and a frame with big ears (you can put your head into the frame and have your photo taken). In old times salt was quarried in Perm region and many men worked as salt carriers there. As the...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

It is one of the most interesting places for tourists in Perm. But it is always a good memory to keep a photo from here in your album.

Thank jlrmar2
Reviewed October 5, 2017

It's a fine and funny symbol of the past. There is a nickname for the residents: Permiak - salty ears, as there is much salt deposited in the area. You can put your head into the bronze ears and the bronze photographer will take your...More

Thank kelena777
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Having stayed at the Prikamie Hotel overlooking the sculptures, it was fun watching people taking pictures. If you are a tourist, the city has two sightseeing​ self walking tours demarcated by painted lines on the sidewalks (red or green). At each historical or cultural point...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Walking in the town center you can bumb into this sculpture. It is funny but it is not worth to spend more than 3 minutes!

Thank Enrica1413
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Had just a short time in the city, and monument, along with the explanation beside it (as part of the green line walking tour, in English as well!) is a must if you come to perm. Plus you get a funny photo with the ears...More

Thank Shirley V
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The salty ears sculpture is great fun and a great fun opportunity for silly pictures. Also at start of green line which is a good and instructive walk around Perm. Story of ears comes from salt workers who had to carry bags of salt which...More

Thank MikeRadley
Reviewed July 30, 2016

That monument displays the funny story of old times. Perm' was a center of salt mining. People who where carying this salt from salt factories to warehouse were carying it on their shoulders. Salt was often droping out in their ears, then they became swallen...More

Thank Vavilov V
Reviewed July 21, 2016

If you want to have funny photo from Perm, this is the place you cannot miss. Not far from main attractions.

Thank jonnypetnik
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