10 most hilarious monuments in Russia
In recent decades, a great number of original monuments appeared in Russia, created by both famous and novice sculptors. Traveling through the cities of the country, do not forget to look at them. Good mood guaranteed!
Monument curds "Friendship". Moscow
This is an unusual monument on Rustaveli street, near the "Carat" processed cheese plant building. The monument depicts the heroes of the fable "The Crow and the Fox", happily sitting on a stump and holding in the hands of cheese "Friendship". Sam cheese weighs about 250 kg and has the authentic packaging.
Monument finch-Pyzhik. St. Petersburg
It is from this monument began rampant fashion for unusual sculptures. So, we can say finch - a pioneer. It was installed in 1994 on the Fontanka. Naturally, this small bronze bird immediately overgrown beliefs. If you make a wish and get a coin in Siskin, the desire will certainly come true. And if the newlyweds "choknetsya" tied with a glass beak Siskin, the family will be happy.
A lot of monuments devoted to housing and public utilities, such as a monument to "Plumber Stepanych" in Omsk. Cast-iron plumber Stepanovich, looking out the hatch on Lubinsky Avenue, became a symbol of the city and a favorite of the townspeople. No wonder many passing by, give Stepanych smoke. This monument - a copy of the monument in Bratislava.
Monument water. Mytishchi
This monument represents three metal rail, which is crowned multicolored sanitary valve. Erected in honor of the bicentennial of the Mytishchi water supply. Citizens do not like the monument, called it the monument drunk plumber, the lollipop, the Martian tripod. It does not interfere with the monument to be a city landmark.
Monument heating radiator. Samara
This is actual for our climate monument was installed in 2005. How do I find Samara researchers radiator battery constructed in Russia, which is immortalized in the 150-year anniversary in such an unusual way. Citizens call this monument as "Monument cat"
There are Russian sites, which are understandable to every Russian man. Bright sample - "Monument pickles", located in the city of Lukhovitsy, Moscow region. This popularly favorite snack was embodied in bronze in 2007 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the city. Interestingly, the Lukhovitsy are a major supplier of cucumbers at the markets and shops in the area. So, at the same time polakomtes fresh cucumbers, because a love of cucumbers Russians simply indestructible!
"Monument to happiness." Tomsk
This deeply philosophical monument will give the tourist an easy answer to the difficult question of what is happiness. According to the creators, happiness is not about money or fame, but of simple human pleasures - of fullness and warmth. And who but the Russians appreciate the simple human feelings!
"Monument Shrek." Izhevsk
Important crocodile Gena, spread in carefree attitude of the poet on the city bench, raises a smile and improves mood passersby. A monument in the square opposite the 24th school in 2005. There are several versions of how the same way Izhevsk associated with crocodiles. On one of them, there is documentary evidence that at the beginning of the last century of the mobile zoo, touring in Izhevsk, escaped crocodile, which were looking for a long time. Perhaps this is the crocodile Gena. Then he runs the legend that appeared in local rivulets crocodiles. According to another version, armourers of Izhevsk were nicknamed "Crocodile" brand for the holiday clothes.
There is in Russia and funny monuments dedicated to the well-liked, well-known people. For example, the monument Yevgeny Leonov in the form of associate professor. The monument was unveiled in 2001, it is located in the alley of movie stars in the square at the intersection of Mosfilm streets and streets Pyreva, opposite the studio "Mosfilm". Favorite character Yevgeny Leonov of the popularly favorite movie "Gentlemen of Fortune" looks very natural. In the hands of Leonova can be considered even tattoos. The moment of clashes with the prisoners so vividly displayed in bronze, it even seems that León says, "I'll tear your mouth apart, morgaly pitch dark ..."
The monument to Luzhkov, the janitor. Moscow
A monument in the courtyard of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Luzhkov symbolically represented in the form of economic janitor with a broom. Kure janitor holding a broom, which turns into a lantern. Funny looks ragged shoe with a sock sticking out his thumb, and a bunch of garbage Luzhkov feet. The longer gaze at the monument, the more ambiguous thoughts and associations arise. author of the monument - the infamous Zurab Tsereteli.