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Sculpture Bronze Pig, Tartu
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Aptly located near the market, Sculpture Bronze Pig is a charming reminder of several things. First, the pig is the city's symbol of prosperity. On a more practical level, the market sells pork--hence the typical cuts of pork engraved and listed on one side of the statue. The smiling pig was brought to the square in 2008 and is meant to help new butchers with cutting meat properly. If you look closely, you may also find another meaning here: it smiles standing atop an overturned wooden tub--a typical basin where the animal is placed after slaughter. Sculpture Bronze Pig is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Tartu Edition.
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  • covered this sculpture is nice though simple. There are marked, on the pedestal of the various parts that make up the animal. close to the river
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  • The massive monument of the bronze pig sculptor m. Karmin is located before the entrance to the central market city Tartu Turg. Was opened by nameplate appeared on the pedestal-January 17, 2008 It is noteworthy that on the side of the pig butchering schema numbers engraved swine carcasses, and below the sculpture written their names. ..
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  • Even the monuments you can see that the city of Tartu University, intelligent. There are many monuments of clever and extraordinary people, one way or another have contributed to the progress of mankind and related to Tartu. Interesting form of expression (monument Schütte, for example). You can feel the presence of so rare now sense of proportion. But the pig Tartu pereborshhilo. Bad taste. Although the debil'nom trend to put monuments to everyone and everything-cats, dogs, salmon. Everything on that fall look. Well Yes, near the market. Put a monument to pig! And if the sewer, then what?
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