Based on opinions of experts, the Kommentarii weekly made the list of monuments which it is indicative combine a pomposity and doubtful art value, transfers the UNIAN.
The monument to Saint Nikolay got to the list of such monuments - to the Miracle man who is on Sovetskaya Street in Kashtanovy Square (sculptor Ivan Bulavitsky) also.
The construction of monuments doesn't answer with the sacred to orthodox canons, and their construction in a park zone, near institutions of public catering and even less so, writes the edition. To say that the granite monument to the miracle man Nikolay who has named the city of shipbuilders, transfers a look close to the present sacred, also it isn't necessary. The sculpture reminds the generalized image sacred in general - wise, a little severe, but, most likely, the kind aged man with a beard. The outlines the monument has something in common with pagan sculptures. It isn't absolutely clear to construct also a plan near a monument pedestal the fountain.
"Brothers by misfortune" to the Nikolaev monument became a monument to Vyacheslav Chornovil in Kiev, a monument to Anatoly Solovyanenko in Donetsk, a monument of Pomaranchevy revolution in Vinnytsia, a monument to the lost soldiers - to Afghans in Khmelnytsky, a monument to Stepan Bander in Lviv, the Independence monument in Kharkov, a monument to Yaroslav the Wise in Kiev, the Memorial to Holodomor victims in Kiev and other creations.