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Rub for good luck

We visited a cat sculpture and were told to rub it for good luck. One of the quirky good luck... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Kerryn72
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Melbourne, Australia
Cute

You can find these cats by the Golden Gate but wouldn't go out of my way to find them unless you... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
JanaZC
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Volodymyrska vul. 40A | Zolotovoritsky Park, near the Golden Gate monument, Kiev 01030, Ukraine
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having looked at landscape alley, we also searched this out but it really isn’t worth a TripAdvisor post. We saw one cat on the corner. Just go to the golden gate which is signpost and you are there

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen90
Reviewed 1 week ago

one of those is behind the golden gate park. if you are around you can have some shots but not worth for special visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

In the mid-1990s, the famous Kiev restaurateur Margarita Sichkar decided to start a cat in her restaurant “Pantagruel”, which is located near the Golden Gate. A gray Persian cat "Pantyusha" appeared in the restaurant and became a symbol of the restaurant. The cat has gained...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TatyanaM194
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We visited a cat sculpture and were told to rub it for good luck. One of the quirky good luck sculptures around towns. Who can pass up good luck hey?! Something a little fun to do.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 27 April 2018

You can find these cats by the Golden Gate but wouldn't go out of my way to find them unless you are in the area. My favourite is the one up the tree.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JanaZC
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

There is clear that it is a habit - especially for the girls - to touch the cat's tail and make a wish. But it was not clear whether the same works for boys, too - and which part of the body to touch..

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank smallhausen1
Reviewed 14 July 2017

While visting the Kiev Golden Gate be sure to find this statue in the little park surrounding the gate. The lionlike cat who resided in the neighbourhood must have made a great impression on the locals.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank kattullus
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Chanced upon this cat sculpture in Zolotovoritsky park after a lacklustre visit to the nearby Golden Gate. The story behind this cat sculpture of Pantyusha the cat interest me more. Pantyusha, as legend has it, was a cat who lived in the kitchen of a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank kurogomajpn
Reviewed 12 November 2016

You will be nearby in any case, so come to it too. Learn the story (legend), touch and continue your route.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Dr_Mark_Belokopytov
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing extraordinary but do stop by if you are in the area. If you like cats, you will be happy to add a picture with the bronze Pantelemon to your album. Meow!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Karolina K
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