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Permyak - the Salty Ears

Komsomolskiy ave 27, Perm 614000, Russia
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A funny reminder about hard work of salt carriers in old times

A funny composition of a bronze photorgapher and a frame with big ears (you can put your head into... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
MrsEVaNikol
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Moscow, Russia
Funny

It is one of the most interesting places for tourists in Perm. But it is always a good memory to... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
jlrmar2
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Komsomolskiy ave 27, Perm 614000, Russia
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

A funny composition of a bronze photorgapher and a frame with big ears (you can put your head into the frame and have your photo taken). In old times salt was quarried in Perm region and many men worked as salt carriers there. As the...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

It is one of the most interesting places for tourists in Perm. But it is always a good memory to keep a photo from here in your album.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

It's a fine and funny symbol of the past. There is a nickname for the residents: Permiak - salty ears, as there is much salt deposited in the area. You can put your head into the bronze ears and the bronze photographer will take your...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Having stayed at the Prikamie Hotel overlooking the sculptures, it was fun watching people taking pictures. If you are a tourist, the city has two sightseeing​ self walking tours demarcated by painted lines on the sidewalks (red or green). At each historical or cultural point...More

Thank Richard K
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Walking in the town center you can bumb into this sculpture. It is funny but it is not worth to spend more than 3 minutes!

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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Had just a short time in the city, and monument, along with the explanation beside it (as part of the green line walking tour, in English as well!) is a must if you come to perm. Plus you get a funny photo with the ears...More

Thank Shirley V
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The salty ears sculpture is great fun and a great fun opportunity for silly pictures. Also at start of green line which is a good and instructive walk around Perm. Story of ears comes from salt workers who had to carry bags of salt which...More

Thank MikeRadley
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

That monument displays the funny story of old times. Perm' was a center of salt mining. People who where carying this salt from salt factories to warehouse were carying it on their shoulders. Salt was often droping out in their ears, then they became swallen...More

Thank Vavilov V
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

If you want to have funny photo from Perm, this is the place you cannot miss. Not far from main attractions.

Thank jonnypetnik
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

This is a fun attraction in one of the main roads of Perm. It is a photographer taking a photo of someone with " red ears". You can pose with your face in the ears.

Thank DebbieEngelbrecht
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