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Minerva (La)

Avenida Lopez Mateos y Avenida Vallarta, Guadalajara 44120, Mexico
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Ranked #20 of 111 Attractions in Guadalajara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Description: This Roman goddess statue is the gathering place after the Mexican soccer nationals.
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Olympia
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140 reviews 140 reviews
78 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not much to do there. If one is near, then go take a look do not take a special trip. It is interesting that Guadalajara some how took Minerva as a mascot!

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pescara
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88 reviews 88 reviews
65 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Not too impressive for me... I would rate between 2 and 3 stars. It is at the centre of a roundabout with lots of very carefully planted agave all around and a water feature which adds interest to the place. Just drive by to see it... not worth if you need to get there on foot!

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Orange, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Not sure why, but I love this statue. My favorite in the world since my mother told me it was a girl when I was little. I woman with a shield and sword. What? I like her !! The city does a great job of keeping her and the fountain in great shape. Love her !!

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chapala, mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

crowded traffic circle not worth a sight, the statue is not interesting but the water sprout is welcome

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

It literally is just a mythological statue of Minerva in the middle of a very busy round about. Nothing more, nothing less.

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We found a good restaurant near here, and enjoyed meandering in the sun near La Minerva. Still in the city without being downtown, so it was nice to see a few different things.

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Culiacan, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This huge metal statue is right out of Greek Mythlogy. A very big daughter of Zues, looks over the west side of this big city!

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

it is not the "great thing", dont bother to look at it. You will see anyway the Minerva when you go anywhere, because is at the center of GDL.

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Colombia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
5 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

average place to visit, but I found a TACOS place next to this place and was nice... cheap and tasty.

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Make acces to go to her and take a proper photo of her. Again educate your visitors. at least three languages engish german and chinese

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