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Pavel Bazhov mountain sculptural park

Pavel Bazhov mountain sculptural park

Mistress of Copper Mountain. Pavel Bazhov mountain sculptural park

Pavel Bazhov mountain sculptural park

In the Russian hinterland, in the southern Urals, in the mountainous area is the small town of Zlatoust. About it, perhaps many did not even hear. First of all, it is known for its craftsmen. There are a lot of places worthy of attention. There are places that have their roots far in the history of Russia, such as arms factory. Almost in the center of the city, in the Red Hill area in early June 2015 appeared a park, dedicated to the work of well-known Ural writer Pavel Bazhov. Bazhov Mountain Park is filled with images of fairy tale characters of Pavel Bazhov. Here you can see a sculpture of Silver Hoof, Mistress of Copper Mountain, Ognevushka-poskakushka, master Danila, and many more. The park houses the museum complex, including specialized rooms with collections of minerals, as well as exposure of weapons, acquainting visitors with traditional crafts of Zlatoust. In the park work a souvenir shop, cafe, children’s trampoline, and fenced football pitch.
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Invisible Man Invisible Monument

Invisible Man Invisible Monument

St. Petersburg. Invisible Man Invisible Monument

Invisible Man Invisible Monument
Among the many new and unusual monuments, which appeared in the most crowded and famous places of St. Petersburg, one stands out as absolutely extraordinary. It is a monument to Invisible Man, which, in fact, is a granite pedestal. Located at Fontanka, 132, just in front of the mental hospital №7, a few minutes walk from the metro station “Institute of Technology”. Gold letters on the rough granite display: “Monument to Invisible Man.” The story of the monument to the Invisible Man started back in 1892, five years before the publication of the novel by H. G. Wells “The Invisible Man” in 1897. However, the Story behind monument is a complete mystery.
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