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Address: San Nicolas, Aruba
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This large red memorial serves multiple purposes: a very large red anchor that can be seen for quite some distance as you head down from the hilltop coming out of San Nicholas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
TXhome1225
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This large red memorial serves multiple purposes: a very large red anchor that can be seen for quite some distance as you head down from the hilltop coming out of San Nicholas, this memorial is to sailors & one in particular, with Aruba influence. But this is also your first good panorama view & photo-op of the Caribbean & the... More 

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Curacao
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, yes, it is an anchor, but an enormous one; kids would love to just see a big thing like this. A cool spot to take a picture, right in the middle of (virtually) nowhere - so you can aim for the best shots. There is at least one more of its kind on the island, but this one is... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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352 reviews
146 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

It's a two minute stop when touring the island on the way to baby beach. You can stop, read the brief history, take acuick snap, and go on your way. My ids thought the prision near by ws more interesting considering how big it looks from the outside and how pacific and safe the island is.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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286 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

It was hard to miss this bright red ship anchor as we were being driven to Baby Beach by our bus driver, during our all-day Aruba tour. The town of Seroe Colorado at the Southeast point of the Island is known for this very large landmark that honors the memory of the Seamen who were on board the oil tanker... More 

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Thank FoodieandHistoryBuff
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56 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

This was put here as a memory of the fallen seaman..very good views of the ocean from here. Lots of goats wandering and wild donkeys..

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Thank Philip T
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

stopped and looked at this as we were driving to baby beach. if you see this then your getting close to baby beach

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Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

A quick stop if you are driving around. Not necessarily worth a trip by itself, but a nice memorial and photo op along the way.

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tennessee
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622 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 516 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Nice memorial to seaman lost at sea. Nice photo stop. Beautiful views of the coast. Easy stop if you are driving around the island.

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Thank Tennessee50plus
Switzerland
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555 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We stopped by Anchor in Memory of All Seamen to take some pictures, but nothing more special than that.

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NC
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Made the mistake of taking a 16 year old boy here -- he couldn't stop giggling... Nice view and horses on the nearby beach.

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