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Freddie Mercury Memorial

Address: Quai de la Rouvenaz / Place de Marche, Montreux 1820, Switzerland
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Ranked #7 of 21 things to do in Montreux
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments & statues, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Memorial to Freddy Mercury, long-time resident of Montreux and member of the band "Queen".
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Type: Monuments & statues, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Memorial to Freddy Mercury, long-time resident of Montreux and member of the band "Queen".

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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97 reviews 97 reviews
31 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Yes, there is a statue of Freddie but your in the city of Montreux on Lake Geneva! Take the stroll around the lake, stop and have a glass of wine at one of the many restaurants/hotels. Also, we decided to take the boat excursion around the lake with several stops. What an enjoyable afternoon!

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geneva
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11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Remembering him as a great artist. Nice pilgrimage. The show must go on as some said. This statue is a great landmark of Montreux with a nice view on the Lake of Geneva and also the Alps. One can sometimes see the touching messages that people leave on the statue.

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Greece
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A nice statue of the great Fredie Mercury. Placed infront of the lake Leman he looks like alive. If you plan to visit Montreux have to see it! No words!

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Just a statue - but you should see it when you are a fan of Queen / Freddie Mercury. Located at an exposed place in the park, view of Lake Geneva and the Alps in the background.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

If you're a Queen fan this is a pilgrimage you must do. To see Freddie's statue is a must, take in the view of the lake and listen to "A Winter's Tale" of "It's a Beautiful Day" from the Made in Heaven album. It's quite touching.

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Switzerland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Not completely sure why this is considered as a review-worthy "landmark" but here we go. It's a statue. It's black. It's Freddy Mercury. It's a statue. He was Queen's flamboyant singer. He faces the lake. It's a statue. Nothing bad about it - but If you come to Montreux just for this, you need to get a life.

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Perth, Australia
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Had to do a 'selfie' in front of the memorial - even though it was snowing. One of the highlights of Montreux!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

If you love Queen music, you'll certainly enjoy the Freddie Mercury statue & Queen studio. It's next to lake Geneva & is walkable distance from the train station

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Vitoria, ES
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

In a beuatiful Place in Montreux, Freddy raises his arm facing the lake. People left flowers and candles, take pictures and look for other statues near this famous one. The sunset is a great time to come and visit.

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Rome, Italy
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Stood beside the statue on New years eve to watch the fireworks across the lake. Also visited it during the Christmas markets that were one in December. Truly great statue, showing him in a great pose. Great performer and singer, well worth the travel to pay respects to him

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