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Minerva (La)

Avenida Lopez Mateos y Avenida Vallarta, Guadalajara 44120, Mexico
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Ranked #19 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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Orange, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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10 reviews 10 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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18 reviews 18 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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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

This was such an awsome center area to visit and hang out in. Lots of food.drinks around to relax also

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

This extra large statue of the Roman goddess Minerva, is well recognized not only for it´s cental location that devides the East and West sides of the city of Guadalajara, but for it´s new rennovation to make the streets that encircle it much wider. This allows for it to be used as a public venue for speaches, concerts and many... More

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