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Address: Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1, England

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The view behind it doughnut is much better than the doughnut itself

The doughnut is exactly as you see it in pictures. I wouldn't suggest going out of your way to see it but if you want a nice view of the pier and the beach then head here.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Great place in summer to look out to the sea or rest. Beware sometimes it gets overcrowded with students or other groups.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The doughnut is exactly as you see it in pictures. I wouldn't suggest going out of your way to see it but if you want a nice view of the pier and the beach then head here.

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151 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

As far as modern art instalments for, I have seen much better. I have also seen much worse. As long as it kept a local artist in paint brushes then it no doubt fulfilled its purpose.

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London, United Kingdom
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40 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I have been at the beach and just walked next to this ''doughnut', I just saw there is something round shape and big, just later noticed when I searched on the internet that it was a doughnut. If someone walks by the seaside will see that, however for me it meant nothing. :(

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

its a doughnut? Why? Maybe I'm missing the point but it's just a big doughnut. If your walking past took a look but I wouldn't take a detour for it

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14 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Doughnut is different and not sure in a good way. So you take a quick look at this, but really its not worth a specific trip unless you want to see work from the artist specifically. To be honest stop, take a look as you are walking the seafront and enjoy the setting, which is most spectacular and vibrant.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Nice attraction to see and take photos of but not worth going out of your way to see. If your in the area or passing by then take a couple of minutes to walk out to it and see it for yourself - it's worth a few minutes of your time.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

For a town that boasts the Royal Pavilion and all its grandeur this seems rather tame. A view through a globe with north and south poles joined together. To me another pretty ordinary work of art that spent more time on its description than in making. I nearly walked past it without noticing it as I was more interested in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Stands out bold and upright on a jetty looking out over the water.Fun place just to have your photo taken

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

It's on the Easty Street (Doughnut) Gryone on the sea front. Interesting to stop and have a quick look. Take views from different angles. Well done Hamish for making this. Look through the centre hole at the horizon.

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Address: Address: Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton

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