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Why not

Some may claim that there are thousands of them around Russian cities but whether these monuments... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Hamidrezas
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Stenungsund, Sweden
A funny photo op!

Certainly came across many, many statues while in Russia for a month, so this one was a little... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
lovingit_11
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Redwood City, California
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16 Feb 2018
“Why not”
5 days ago
“Peter G”
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Litvinova St., 1, Irkutsk 664003, Russia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

No idea why this is listed as an attraction, it is just a bronze statue on a shopping street, nicely done but an attraction, really!!

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Some may claim that there are thousands of them around Russian cities but whether these monuments are not made by famous artist the monuments make your trip more memorable. I got happy to see that how many people has liked these sculpture and I was...More

Thank Hamidrezas
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Irkutsk has a lot to offer. I recommend the city and nearby area including Lake Baikal. This sculpture is cute but don't go out of your way.

Thank Har45
Reviewed 22 October 2017

It's a monumet you can visit like the hundred of thousands of litte sculptures that russia has all over the place. Nice to see, but not worth a tour!

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Certainly came across many, many statues while in Russia for a month, so this one was a little different in the fact it was of a backpacker and not a famous Russian person. As others have said, it's not worth trekking out of your way...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

You will walk by this caricature of the Trans Siberian backpacker complete with camera and cargo pants.

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

I just happened upon this statue and really liked it. It's a nice statue, but probably not worth going to see specifically.

Thank KeenanL
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

It is a statue one of the main streets of Irkutsk. It's a fun thing to see if you pass by it but I wouldn't go to this statue just because I want to see it. There are some way more impressive statues around Irkutsk...More

Thank Pim v
Reviewed 12 October 2016

If you're travelling in Irkutsk, you will probably see it on your way. I liked it, really cute, but nothing breathtaking.

Thank Spike S
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is literally just a statue of a tourist on a main street in Irkutsk, with a very satirical bent if I am any judge. Not worth making a trip to see but certainly worth checking out if you are passing on the tourist trail...More

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