Chekhov Monument, Tomsk

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Laugh at one of the nation's celebrated playwrights at Chekhov Monument. The monument depicts Chekhov as he looks toward the site of his favorite restaurant in the town, but the perspective is that of a drunk on the pavement, so his feet appear unnaturally large. The statue was designed to mock the author after he derided the locals in his travel notes, calling the men drunks and the women ugly. The monument is on the bank of the river near the central town square, so relax on the benches nearby and take in the view over the river. Put Chekhov Monument and other Tomsk attractions into our Tomsk trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Very good made! Wonderful place! In addition to the monument, you can take a stroll on the promenade, look at Tom
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  • Of a handsome monument on the Tom River, it is impossible to pass up. There is a sign that the happiness you want to rub his nose. The nose gets to shine)
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  • arriving in Tomsk will stroll along Tomi. Here, musicians, and most unusual monument to Chekhov! and on summer evenings Friday there are "Chekhovian Friday"
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