I couldn't miss the chance to see the Statue of Liberty and my experience was great. We took advantage of our CityPass and headed to catch the ferry in Battery Park. After waiting between 15 and 20 minutes, we boarded the ferry that
The most popular place in Rio de Janeiro and one of the most beautiful places on the planet. The statue of Christ has a viewpoint where one can stay looking out from for their entire lives. A spectacular view of Rio de Janeiro and the
Moses is a white marble sculpture created in 1509 by Michelangelo (1475-1564) and depicts the biblical character Moses. It was originally designed for the tomb of Pope Julius II in St. Peter's Basilica, but was finally set in the
Sometimes it is surprising that in monumental cities like Brussels the most well-known landmark, as in this case, is a small statue 50 cm high of a boy urinating, which everyone would pass without even looking if it weren't for the
Cardinal Jean Bilhere hired Michelangelo to make "the most beautiful work of marble in Rome."
Making comparisons is always tough but I can assure you that after seeing this sculpture, I don't think many sculptures can compete with its
Welcome to Madrid, the capital of Spain!
This is an essential spot: this historical monument is an icon of the capital. I will quickly explain its history: in the 18th century, Carlos III gave the order to build it. It is a work
The famous sphinx is found right next to the pyramids, just a little further down. It's located in what used to be the Temple of Chephren and was therefore joined to the pyramid of the Pharaoh, which can be seen in the background in a
Walking across the bridge, strolling along the Seine, we found a replica of the Statue of Liberty or rather "Statue de la Liberté, that was given to the United States by the French to mark the occasion of the centenary of its
It is joined to Cafe Delirium, behind the Grand Place and has bars across it but is nicer and less crowded than the Manneken Pis. It was built in 1985 and opened in 1987. All the money that is thrown into the fountain goes to cancer
This monument consists of four bronze figures located close to the marina between Embarcadero Palace and the Santander Marina.
The sculptures are of 4 children, one standing looking out to sea, two sitting, and one jumping into the
Well, yes. It's in a park in the middle of business area and is one of the monuments (sculptures) that is in demand for photos. By the time we arrived there was a tour of Chinese children and we decided to leave because we expected
This monument can be found in the town of Almada, opposite Lisbon and close to the April 25 Bridge. On the tower is the 80, likeness of Jesus Christ and an elevator leads to the base of the figure, where you get an excellent view of
Located around the ancient part of Bratislava, hidden by the medieval streets, you come across this metal character cast of a good-natured worker that looks down the drain to observe everything that happens and, in particular, looks
This is the statue of Oscar Wilde located in Merrion Square Park. It's a bit hidden, and I believe it is facing his birthplace. It's in Merrion Square Park because he was going to meditate. In front of the two monuments are phrases
Cristo Rey is dominant and protects the city with open arms, like Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At night, we can not forget it's presence as the green light strongly shines. It is open until 20pm, and located on a
The Peter Pan monument is located in Kensington Park, near the Lancaster Gate. This bronze statue was erected one night in secret for May Morning in 1912. It's of Peter Pan standing on a pedestal playing a small wind instrument. Peter
The Franz Kafka Monument is a statue by the Czech sculptor Jaroslav Róna. It was unveiled in 2003 and is about four meters high and weighs 700 kilograms. It's located right at the door of the Spanish Synagogue. It has a Kafakesque
Passing the intersection of Victoria Street and the George V Bridge, is a curious statue of a little dog. After a bit of research, we learned that this is the Edinburgh icon of Greyfriars Bobby, a Skye terrior with faithfully watched
A curious statue precedes the entrance to the Vitoria Cathedral: a thoughtful Ken Follet who seems lonely and melancholic in the middle of the great plaza. When you go near, it is surprising to see him have a media celebrity air, a
I was fortunate enough to visit Bremen a few years ago. The downtown area, with its statue of the musicians, is something worth visiting. To get to the bronze statue, you have to go through the gallery area and some arches with shops
Some say this statue is one of the most beautiful in Madrid. Some experts claim that it definitely is. Anyhow, it does not go unnoticed inside the Retiro Park, it is an essential spot: every tourist I run into in the park asks me
One of the most frequented meeting places in the city of Tokyo is located in front of the Shibuya Train Station: Hachiko's statue. Hachiko was an Akita dog who, even after the death of his master in 1925, faithfully continued to wait
This impressive statue, in the middle of Unter den Linden, is one of Berlin's most famous landmarks. Made of bronze it rises more than 5 meters above ground level, was designed in the nineteenth by CD Rauch and shows the famous
In the centre of the Patio de las Escuelas (Schools court) of Salamanca is a monument to friar Luis de León, the poet and sixteenth century Spanish Augustinian.
Friar Luis was a doctorate in theology and taught at the University of
I first went in 1992 and since then it has convertided into a place of personal "pilgrimage" almost every year. Not only the statue but the combination that it forms with the mountains, the lake, the lake promenade. It is a place that
If there is a place everyone goes to when visiting a Spanish city, it is the Plaza Mayor. Am I wrong…?
Madrid has a lot of beautiful things to see, and one of them is Plaza Mayor; a nerve center that holds events and a starting
"The Merlú". The interesting name comes from an urban sculpture in front of the Church of San Juan de Puerta Nueva, Plaza Mayor Zamora. It was made in bronze by sculptor Antonio Pedrero Yeboles Zamora in 1966. It is for the most
I don't like anything about this! Okay, so I've never liked modern art, and placing this monument in the Paseo Nuevo of San Sebastian ... I just can't understand why. It was made by the sculptor Jorge Oteiza, and was placed here in