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Since most monuments to Yuri Gagarin are quite large, one tends to forget that he wasn't a tall... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2019
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Moscow, Russia
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The most "cosmic" place in the city

Kaluga is considered to be a "cosmic" city. Although, if you look attentively, the whole space... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2018
gentbrugg
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Moscow
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Apr 28, 2019
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“The most "cosmic" place in the city”
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Since most monuments to Yuri Gagarin are quite large, one tends to forget that he wasn't a tall man. He stands across from the museum of cosmonautics.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

Kaluga is considered to be a "cosmic" city. Although, if you look attentively, the whole space theme is somehow connected with Tsiolkovsky, who lived here. And even Yuri Gagarin-the bas-relief on famous local monument (the "ball" as it is called), which stands at the entrance...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed December 13, 2015

Next to the museum build up monument of Gagarin. So small monument but you should see his eyes, smiling and just like saying: "Earth, I am just hugging you!" No information what so ever that this is Gagarin...seems, that everybody should know and not ask!

Date of experience: December 2015
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