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Poltava Dumplings Monument

Sobornaya Square, Poltava, Ukraine
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The big dumpling

One of the famous dishes in Ukraine is the local dumpling. This monument is a huge plate of... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Xavier L
Every ones favorite photo op.

Not sure what to say about a big bowl of dumplings that people sit on and amidst to have their... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Sobornaya Square, Poltava, Ukraine
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

One of the famous dishes in Ukraine is the local dumpling. This monument is a huge plate of dumplings. This reminds you to go eat some! :p

Thank Xavier L
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Not sure what to say about a big bowl of dumplings that people sit on and amidst to have their photo taken. Well, it's between the White Rotunda and Uspensky Cathedral so,,,, why not stop and take photo.

Thank bcs488
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Ok, visited there many many times! First, in Oct 2013, then in Aug, Oct, and Dec 2016 both with my wife and son and alone, I know that this is one of my most beloved tourist attractions to see while in the little town of...More

Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I like artwork, the concept of this art and everything but the "marshmellow" dumplings in this work. Whomever made dumplings look like marshmellows appears to have no idea what the dumplings look or taste like here. They are the joke of Poltava and any tourist...More

Thank goose431
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Visited with my girlfriend and translator for photo opportunity. We went quite early to beat the crowds.

Thank John G
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This type of places is for 'been here done that' people. I didn't know that Poltava dumplings are famous. When I see the monument I know they are.

Thank VanNguyen_Hanoi
Reviewed 7 July 2016

As a foreigner I initially failed to see the importance of this sculpture but after several explanations I understand the local (Ukraine) pride and accept that it is a legitimate attraction.

Thank Colin P
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Even though located in a nice place, this particular monument is rather unimpressive and unimaginative. Locals do not like it. But if you like to be photographed in a gigantic spoon next to stones imitating dumplings - then it is a place for you to...More

Thank xryLviv
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Best views Very clean relaxed city. Lots of cafes with amazing food Great to visit on a sunny day. Walk is easy and enjoyable

1  Thank Inna1130
Reviewed 28 January 2016

If for no other reason than to be photographed with dumplings! This monument lies amidst other beautiful sights, and is worth the short walk.

Thank NCValuTraveler
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