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Address: Kuuni tn, Tartu, Estonia
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Unveiled on Kuuni Street in Tartu on Child Protection Day on 1 June 2004,...

Unveiled on Kuuni Street in Tartu on Child Protection Day on 1 June 2004, this bronze sculpture by Ulo Oun (1944-1988) is said by his widow Inara Oun to portray the sculptor himself with a child taking after their son Kristjan at the age of 18 months. The sculpture was created in 1977 before being cast in bronze in 1987. It was originally designed to be erected in Tallinn, but Tartu City Government bought the sculpture in autumn 2001.

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Interesting sculpture

Estonian sculpture of himself and young son but you equivalent height. Kids found joyful. Adults poignant.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pauleen L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Estonian sculpture of himself and young son but you equivalent height. Kids found joyful. Adults poignant.

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Thank Pauleen L
Tartu, Estonia
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Bronze statue showing body proportions of humans in different age. Placed in the middle of pedestrian area

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Thank Janneorro
Tallinn, Estonia
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106 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Its one of the famous sculptures in whole Estonia and you just have to make pictures with it 😊 its located in the centrum, so you cant miss it

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Thank KatrinJ_est
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51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

It is unusual sculpture - but it's really nice and giving some special impression to Tartu old town.

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Thank Agnė S
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I had to find this when looking for things to day while in Tartu. It was just one of many beautiful pieces throughout the city!

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Thank Erica C
Tartu, Estonia
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

It is an exotic sculpture which tempts you to have a photo with. It will be interesting for people who like art to do some analysing there. 2 mins walk from the town square, and you can hang out in the park where it is installed. A photo is a must here!

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Broome, Australia
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I am sure there was some deep thought put into this statue but I just found it weird beyond belief. Giant babies scare me!

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Thank TillyMillican
Metro DC area
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is kind of a weird statue in the park along the main promenade from the shopping area back to the center of the city. You can't miss it. There wasn't any english plaque to read - you can read a bit about it in the guide books and it is the perfect height to have your picture taken with... More 

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Thank lisadna4n6
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Well this is a sculpture were you can try to interprate what do You see here, it is kinnda interesting how many different opinions you can hear. Then you can read the author description ;)

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Thank Juelba
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The beauty is from the entire surrounding area. A long gorgeous pedestrian street with stores, restaurants, nearby river, parks, etc.

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