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Monument to a lamppost

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Address: ul Lenina 21, Vologda 160000, Russia
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you'll miss it if you don't know what it is.

I was with a local who was showing me around for the afternoon, and she told me about this monument. It is literally a faux old-timey style lightpost with a bronze dog statue... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 26, 2012
Elkton, South Dakota
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

To my surprise this terrible statue of a pissing dog included in all guide-books. But in reality it is not at all attractive and can not be named as any kind of art masterpiece. Rather it is a demonstration of very low taste. We had no intention to look for it, but eventually saw it by accident and could not... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2013

Just a dog, too large to photograph the whole thing in one. I expected it to be cuter. Not really worth looking for.

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Camden, ME
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

We discovered this next to the walking bridge over the Vologda River. If you didn't know what it was, you may not understand that this is the monument to 100 years of outdoor electric lamp posts. We laughed out loud when we saw it. The dog sculpture says it all.

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Elkton, South Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2012

I was with a local who was showing me around for the afternoon, and she told me about this monument. It is literally a faux old-timey style lightpost with a bronze dog statue peeing at the base of it haha. My friend told me that it memorializes the first electric street lamp erected in vologda.

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