Rusted, Recycled Art at Retro Park

see, art can be anything!

curiouscatontherun

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There’s this little place we’d heard of in Listvyanka called Retro Park, and while we were more concerned with relaxation than sightseeing [of which there’s not all that much in Listvyanka anyway], we were determined to visit at least this. It was only a ten minute walk from our hotel too, and so wasn’t exactly out of the way.

Retro Park is awesome. It’s basically the artist’s backyard/studio and consists of a collection of old Soviet cars and motorbikes…plus a whole bunch of brilliant and wacky sculptures made from parts of old Soviet cars and machinery. Entering through a wide-open wooden gate you’re greeted by a knight complete with weapons, and he’s just the start. We were looking around for somewhere to buy a ticket and stumbled across a big glass jar in the grass that said ‘кассе’, so we stuffed our money in with the rest. The only person…

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