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Nice sculpture

Good stop for kids to take ride on the turtle and for parents to take a photo. Do mit miss the... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Bernd K
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Heidelberg, Germany
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Turtle sculpture right by the beach

This large turtle, meant to symbolise the slowness of life, or perhaps the need to slow down... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
GeysirGal
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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The most photographed object in Jurmala. Turtle sculpture symbolises long prosperity. Sculptor - J. Barda, 1995
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Street Tirgonu | Majori, Jurmala 2015, Latvia
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

This large turtle, meant to symbolise the slowness of life, or perhaps the need to slow down (chance would be a fine thing), sits right by the beach at Jurmala. It is usually covered in a female of some description, inevitably scantily clad and having...More

Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Curious sculpture, the turtle allegedly symbolizes the slowness of life. Is is nothing special, but is an iconic image of Jurmala, so it is worth taking a photo

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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Good stop for kids to take ride on the turtle and for parents to take a photo. Do mit miss the nice building in the back!

Thank Bernd K
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

You'll definately will be able to take tons of different and fun photos with this turtle. A very strong recommendation to visit it, if You're in Jurmala.

Thank Kęstutis D
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The church nearby is much nicer. It is only a giant metal turtle. I understand it might be a landmark but not worth wasting your phone battery and memory

Thank XenaPoppins
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Nice statue near beach. Quite easy to find if you walk to beach from Majori raile´way station, or station end of Jomas street.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Everyone loves to sit on this turtle and have a picture made! I always say hello to it! At the edge of the beach.

Thank Anita D
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Sad thing is that its difficult to get a photograph as its so popular with females spreading themselves all over the Turtle and posing!!

Thank tigerbrian
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Not so interesting for just grownups I assume. But for kids I think it would be nice. It was quite small actually also.

Thank 556maria777
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

It's a very cool place, if it happens to be in jurmala need ro visit it. It a big metallic turtle, great for pictures too.. the beach is mesmerizing especially on sunsets. Definitely a place you want to be if your significant other.

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