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Onnelik Korstnapuhkija

Karjavarava Square, Tallinn, Estonia
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Classic simple statue

If you skip it, you will not miss a thing. Too many tourists around it, taking photos. Rub his... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Sandra D
,
Belgrade, Serbia
Amusing

This amusing little statue was opposite our hotel so we passed it every day without knowing its... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
OandA-London
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average26%
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15 Apr 2017
“The statute”
3 Apr 2017
“Charming sculpture”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Karjavarava Square, Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

If you skip it, you will not miss a thing. Too many tourists around it, taking photos. Rub his nose, make a wish... if you believe in the stories. :)

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This amusing little statue was opposite our hotel so we passed it every day without knowing its origin. Other reviews will tell you more. Had we have known we would have rubbed his nose!

Thank OandA-London
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We came around the corner and there he was. Other people here talk about the history and stuff, so go read those if you're curious. Fun little statue though when you randomly encounter it.

Thank 400endis
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is neat little statue in tallinn that is a great spot for some photos and to mess around at.Pretty much everyone has to take a photo here and so will you haha.

Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed 4 April 2017

During our free walking we sae and visited many interesting sites/sights. This little guy was a fun thing to see. Legend has it crossing a path of a chimney sweep brings luck, however as this one is a statue, rub his buttons.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The story of this bronze chimney sweep is that in old days in Estonia when people saw a chimney sweep then they did all they could to touch the button on his coat. Chimney sweeps used to have golden buttons on their uniform. It was...More

Thank KKaisa
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Difficult name for foreigners, means Happy Chimney Sweeper in English. Located near Old Town in Karjavarava Square and since 2010 it's been one of the most funniest statues in Tallinn. It should bring you luck, if you rub one it's buttons(it's already different colour!)

1  Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I came across this statue while visiting Old Town Tallinn. No inscriptions or data was available. I did a google search to find out info about this happy chimney sweep. It is rumored that it is good luck to meet him and even more so...More

Thank NJphotoGuy
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We were not sure what this little guy was all about, but he sure was a happy fella! We came across him while we were out sightseeing.

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This little statue is quite amusing, although we were unable to comprehend its significance. However, it caught our interest and we enjoyed seeing it.

Thank mjc404
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