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Santa Claus (Beeld)

Eendrachtsplein, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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What a strange thing to see....apparantly the artist had a distorted idea of what a ice cream look... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
879martinp
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Pretoria, South Africa
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You need the photo op

This "Santa Claus" statue is well worth visiting for the photo op. It really makes you scratch your... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
CAChris33
,
Lakeville, Minnesota
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average30%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“funny thing” (2 reviews)
“plug” (8 reviews)
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Eendrachtsplein, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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"christmas tree"
in 7 reviews
"funny thing"
in 2 reviews
"plug"
in 8 reviews
"statue"
in 21 reviews
"gnomes"
in 14 reviews
"dwarf"
in 2 reviews
"bronze"
in 2 reviews
"provocative"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a strange thing to see....apparantly the artist had a distorted idea of what a ice cream look like.

Thank 879martinp
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This "Santa Claus" statue is well worth visiting for the photo op. It really makes you scratch your head. This Santa is holding a Christmas tree that looks more like an item one might purchase in a select shop in Amsterdam. What the artist was...More

Thank CAChris33
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Worth visiting to prove it exists and actually looks like this. It's an odd Santa. He may well know when you're sleeping and know when you're awake, but whether he is rewarding you or punishing you is debatable. A great photo opportunity.

Thank headbeeguy
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Is it Santa Claus with a Christmas tree? Or is it a gnome with an anal toy? It is all in the eye of the beholder right? In Rotterdam we call this the Gnome with the buttplug: "Kabouter Buttplug"

Thank denniswe1
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I love quirky things like this when travelling so this was a must visit for us whilst in the city. The massive butt plug should be used as a warning for those who could end up on Santa's naughty list!

Thank Mikes1181
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Found this statue near some of the bars whilst walking toward the water front from the station. If you find it the there are some bars next to it.

Thank stevenc007
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

The designer says the elf is holding a Christmas tree, everyone else says he is holding a butt plug. You decide........

Thank SimonM4
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

You will encounter this giant statue as you wander around Rotterdam a very walkable city along waterways with many modern buildings with many squares to stop An enjoy refreshments.

Thank jackieallan2017
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

It's not an incredible statue that you must see if you're coming to Rotterdam. But it's funny and it's characteristic of this square now. Kids like it and the adults might find it funny to discuss what they think the statue is holding on its...More

Thank Enefe
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This statue looks more like a Kabouter (Dutch gnome) brandishing an instrument of torture than it resembles traditional ideas of Father Christmas. It does, however, mark the start of an interesting series shops (for cheese etc), eateries/ takeaways and bars in central Rotterdam.

Thank PFBrain
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