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Lovely monument on the river, near a restaurant

This monument is located on the bank of the Tom River. Directly across from it, there is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rachael C
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United States
Good view point and the monument too :)

Nice place over the Tom' river and interesting Chekhov monument. Better to visit at calm, sunny... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
SiberianHeart
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Bajawa, Indonesia
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Бронзовый двухметровый памятник А. П. Чехову установлен 20 августа 2004 г. в честь 400-летия Томска на набережной реки Томь недалеко от устья реки Ушайки. Автор памятника — скульптор Леонтий Усов. Памятник построен на народные средства.
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Tom' embankment, Tomsk 634050, Russia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This monument is located on the bank of the Tom River. Directly across from it, there is a restaurant. I did not go to the restaurant, but my friends (who live in Tomsk) said the restaurant is very good. It was late November when I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Nice place over the Tom' river and interesting Chekhov monument. Better to visit at calm, sunny weather (usually a wind is very strong there, so choose your clothes correctly - especially at winter time :)

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

On the bank of the Tom river located on the riverside walk or promenade a great way to remember the pre revolutionary writer. His remarks about Tomsk were considered to be very tongue in cheek . "Tomsk is a very dull town. To judge from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Very fun sculpture by famous artist from Tomsk Leonty Usov. Located on boardwalk by Tom river. Very nice scenic view.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Andrei C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This statue sits above the river in Tomsk. It seems Chekhov visited Tomsk and panned it. So the locals got their revenge on him with this humorous statue.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

"Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out" Anton Chekov Well earn nose as people rub for luck an inspiration Good location near the family court and beside the river

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Richard K
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

A bit of fun down by the river. Chekhov didn't think much of Tomsk so Tomsk had their revenge on Chekhov. Perfect picture for the selfie generation. If visiting Tomsk you'll want to see it.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank AlanofLondon
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This monument is vaguely funny, and I assume based on the fact that Chekhov spoke quitely badly about Tomsk when he visited. The promenade is rather bare without the statue so it does provide a focus for making photos on otherwise boring embankment.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Padillalawyer
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This monument has great history attached to it and anybody visiting tomsk cann't miss coming and clicking with this monument. Photo with this monument is the proof that you were here. It is at river side loved by most of the people. Young or old,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank bpasari
Reviewed 4 March 2016

this statue and the river area are very nice during spring but during winter is frozen at this open place

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Benjamin M
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Created on August 20, 2004 in honor of the 400th anniversary of Tomsk district . The author of the monument - sculptor Leonty Usov , caster Maxim Petrov
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