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Something different

We passed this just waking by. Tartu has lovely statues dotted all over the city and this one is... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Traralgon, Australia
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Strange but true

Yes it is definitely an eye catcher . It’s beautifully sculpted, but also a bit weird to view . It... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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“his son”(5 reviews)
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Unveiled on Kuuni Street in Tartu on Child Protection Day on 1 June 2004, this bronze sculpture by Ulo Oun (1944-1988) is said by his widow Inara Oun to portray the sculptor himself with a child taking after their son Kristjan at the age of 18...more
Kuuni tn, Tartu, Estonia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very funny to see something like this in the center of the city, had some laughs. /you can even see the most touched places on the statues, because of the wear, lol.

Thank Artūrs A
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We passed this just waking by. Tartu has lovely statues dotted all over the city and this one is one of the more interesting you'll come across in your travels.

Thank SharlsG
Reviewed 26 September 2018

It's in the middle of the path towards the town centre. Certainly made us laugh. Don't go looking or it, do something else.

Thank D38lawn
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Yes it is definitely an eye catcher . It’s beautifully sculpted, but also a bit weird to view . It is definitely one for the photo album and to show friends when you get home

Thank truth
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Just a funny bronze statue of father and his son at the age of 18 months, good just for taking photos

Thank George A
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

They had great dongers. 5/5 would visit again. I would like to tell you more about those but seeing them is only thing worth mentioning.

Thank Ville S
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

It is a place you can pass and not notice the sculpture. They are located next to the Park on the way to the old town. I saw them by accident. But I am glad that I saw it. Very funny sculpture. I enjoyed it.

Thank Evgesha06
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This sculpture gets you thinking about the changing proportions of the human form. I imagine that is its intention. The overall effect is one of wierdness though

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 3 July 2018

You can admire this interesting sculpture of the artist and his 1 1/2 year old son. It is situated in a lovely park.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 24 June 2018

My Lonely Planet guidebook calls it the "creepiest" statue in town. Not sure I agree with that, especially since it is supposed to be a likeness of the sculptor and his son. It is, however, unusual, with the man and boy sculpted the same size...More

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