In recent decades in Russia a huge number of original monuments created both known and novice sculptors. Traveling through the cities of the country, do not forget to look at them. Good mood is guaranteed!
1. Monument curds "Friendship". Moscow
This is an unusual monument on Rustaveli Street, near the building of the plant processed cheese "Karat". The monument depicts the heroes of the fable "The Crow and the Fox", together sitting on a stump and holding in the hands of cheese "Friendship". Sam cheese weighs about 250 pounds and has the authentic packaging.
2. Monument finch-Pyzhik. St. Petersburg
It is from this monument began rampant fashion for unusual sculptures. So, we can say Siskin - pioneer. It was installed in 1994 on the Fontanka. Naturally, this small bronze bird immediately overgrown believe. If you make a wish and get a coin in Siskin, the desire will come true. And if the newlyweds' choknetsya "tied with a glass beak Siskin, the family will be happy.
3. Plumber Stepanitch. Omsk.
Many monuments dedicated to housing and communal services, such as a monument to "Stepanitch Plumber" in Omsk. Cast iron plumber Stepanitch, 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.
4. Monument to the water supply. Mytishchi
This monument consists of three metal rail, which is crowned with colorful plumbing valves. Erected in honor of the bicentennial of the Mytishchi water supply. Citizens do not like this monument, then call it a monument drunk plumber, the lollipop, the Martian tripod. This does not prevent the monument to be a city landmark.
5. Monument radiator. Samara
This relevance to our climate monument was erected in 2005. How do I find Samara researchers radiator batteries are designed in Russia, and immortalized in the 150-year anniversary in such an unusual way. Citizens call this monument as "Monument cat»
6. Monument pickles. Luhovtsy.
There are monuments in Russia who understood every Russian. A striking example - "Monument pickles", located in the city of Lukhovitsy, Moscow region. This popularly favorite snack embodied in bronze in 2007, the feast of the 50th anniversary of the city. Interestingly, the Luhovicy are a major supplier of cucumber on the markets and shops in the area. So, at the same time polakomtes fresh cucumbers, because the love of cucumbers Russians simply indestructible!
7. "Monument of happiness." Tomsk
This monument will deeply philosophical tourist simple answer to the difficult question of what exactly is happiness. According to the creators, happiness is not about money or fame, and simple human joys - of fullness and warmth. And who but the Russians appreciate these simple human feelings!
8. "Monument crocodile". Izhevsk
Crocodile Gena important, spread freely in the posture of the poet on the city bench, raises a smile and improves mood passersby. A monument in the square in front of 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 in the beginning of the last century of mobile zoo, touring in Izhevsk, escaped crocodile, which have been searching for. Perhaps this is Crocodile Gena. Then run the legend that appeared in local rivulets crocodiles. According to another version, armourers of Izhevsk got the nickname "crocodile" for proprietary festive clothing.
9. Monument Yevgeny Leonov in the form of associate professor. Moscow.
There are in Russia and funny monuments dedicated to all the favorite, famous 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 streets and Mosfilm streets Pyreva, opposite the studio "Mosfilm". The most favorite character Yevgeny Leonov of the popularly beloved 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 seems that León says: "Mouth tear, morgaly vykoli ...»
10. Monument Luzhkov-porter. 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 toe with the thumb sticking out and a bunch of garbage at the feet of Luzhkov. The longer one looks at the monument, the more ambiguous thoughts and associations arise. The author of the monument - the infamous Zurab Tsereteli.