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Legendary Statue In La Spezia

The person riding that horse statue is Mr. Giuseppe.....who is a very prominent figure in Italian... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Danny T
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Nice Monument To The Great Man in Great Surroundings

Took a walk from our cruise ship through the town and came across this statue in a very nice park... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
BigJock7
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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Via Aulo Persio Flacco 19, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stop, take a break from busy street, take a seat and enjoy this landmark amongst the nice gardens, great to see just before the sun goes down.

Thank Simone M
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The statue in the park with the man on the horse is Garibaldi, also known as the "Hero of the Two Worlds". Due to his military fights in Europe, Brazil and Uruguay he commanded many military operations that led eventually to the Italian unification. He...More

Thank OceanShark
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We saw Garibaldi when we were walking through the park on our way to the harbour. It is a very nice park and we sat on a bench facing the great Garibaldi on his horse and enjoyed the moment. Not many people passed as we...More

Thank Pkoch
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is a nice place to sit after walking along the seafront and enjoy a picnic, a cold drink or a piece of fruit as I did (a HUGE sweet peach) from the local market nearby selling local produce which was interesting in it's own...More

Thank Jordon O
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Garibaldi was a mercenary fighting for the british interests. All this stories about him were made up. With the historical revision in course I am surprised by the fact that the statue is still there.

Thank Bokassa2014
Reviewed 26 March 2018

The person riding that horse statue is Mr. Giuseppe.....who is a very prominent figure in Italian history. It is a fitting statue for a man who has fought so hard for his country. It is definitely the main statue in the town of La Spezia,...More

Thank Danny T
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Giuseppe was a pretty prominent person in Italian history as a soldier, politician and fierce nationalist. So he has parks, squares, streets etc. named after him all over Italy since his demise in 1882. Not overly loved by all during his lifetime but Joseph Marie...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Took a walk from our cruise ship through the town and came across this statue in a very nice park not far from the seashore. Lovely gardens and a nice place to sit and relax.

Thank BigJock7
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Monumento a Garibaldi has been in the La Spezia Public Gardens for over a hundred years and will stand there for probably another hundred or more! The Great Man deserves it, and obviously all Italians agree as there seems to be a monument to him...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Yes another statue in a square this time situated near the Ferry port in a park frequented by tourists on their way to Porto Venere

Thank John C
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