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Kirov Oblast , Kirov

The bench of A.I. Herzen

Скамья Герцена
Портал "Киров и Вятка"
Скамья Герцена
Портал "Киров и Вятка"

The bench of A.I. Herzen is near Herzen's library, on the right from the main entrance.

From May, 1835 to December, 1837 Herzen was in exile in Vyatka. The Vyatka public library was opened in 1837 thanks to him. A.I. Herzen was the first librarian of it.

In March, 1917 the library was named after A.I. Herzen.

Ceremonial opening of the unusual monument presented as bench with an opened book, hat, walking stick and gloves was held on 22 August, 2014, during the local holiday Romance Day. The project author is Natalya Usmanova.

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Address: Kirov, Herzen street 50

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