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The Great Wall of Ramsgate

Address: Mains Sands Promenade, Ramsgate, England
Phone Number: 0781 399 5016
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Ranked #21 of 23 Attractions in Ramsgate
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

This us to be one of the best places to go in ramsgate but then shut down then burnt down has been empty for a long long time local council don't seen to wont anything here shame on you T.D.C

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Joke - an attempt to hide the building project that has stalled for 10 years - from what we can gather, it's some dodgy property deal 2004/5 and has only got concrete pillars to show for it. Stretch of land could be really useful for the town commercial side with tourists... but its Thanet.... Besides, what is art and what... More

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

If you follow this wall from the amazing historical lift to the historic railway caves at the other end you will notice a few pieces of art by local community members and residence. One lady noticed me admiring a piece and said 'what do you think?' I turned to see she was having a nice cup of tea at the... More

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Ramsgate is full of failed attempts to fix failed regeneration projects, both pubic and private. Instead of a wall this should be a huge mirror to reflect back Ramsgate's greatest asset....the beach and the sea.

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London, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

What is the Great Wall of Ramsgate? Is it bidding for comparison with the one in China or is it more akin to the green line in Cyprus, the Berlin Wall or Belfast's 'Peace Walls'? That is to ask whether it a piece of community art or simply a fig leaf for the property speculators making millions from the luxury... More

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Don't dismiss this. I was told the pictures will be back. I hope this is true because it was a wonderful display by local talent. I saw the pictures last year and they are really worth waiting for.

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The wall celebrates Ramsgate in all it's multitudes; featuring nautical imagery, mythology, history, and more. I appreciate the fact that all the paintings were created by local artists, exploring various aspects of the town. The paintings represent the work of many individuals, including a wide age-range of artists (some works were even created by children - which is pretty cool).... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

I am not sure what this supposed to be as there is nothing there to see. It actually is a bit of an eyesore and spoils the frontage which is already suffering from closed down buildings. Some money and inspiration is really needed to revitalise this stretch of land.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Sadly, earlier this year the wall of wonderful paintings was vandalised overnight. All us residents were heartbroken but it's some consolation to know that the damaged works are in the process of being restored. Hopefully, more effective security will be in place for the future.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

We heard about it and looked for it but apparently it was taken down? Or stolen? Is what locals told us. So we were quite dissapointed. Went away wondering what wonders we had missed. Oh well we can dream of it cant we. Andrew and Helen london.

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