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The Statue of Laocoon

Odessa, Ukraine
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Ranked #39 of 188 attractions in Odessa
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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236 reviews 236 reviews
101 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The statue might not be so outstanding, but it's the surrounding streets and park that is the appeal.

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Not sure why this would be a big destination. It is a statue in a nice setting. There's nothing special about this piece. It is part of a larger plaza that is a pleasant stroll but not really a destination in itself.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Not sure why this spot is listed at all. The area is overall nice but this statue is hardly worth mentioning as a tourist destination. It's like adding garden benches to the list.

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Missouri
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178 reviews 178 reviews
90 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

What does Odessa have in common with Rhodes, Florence, and Rome? This monument of Laocoon from Greek mythology. In Odessa, this is a replica. If it is on your way, stop by to see this symbol of Odessas' golden cultural past.

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Odessa, Ukraine
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Actually this is a copy, not original statue, which was ruined with time and vandals.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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30 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

You don't need to pay to see this statue. It is in front of the Archeological Museum. Nice that it's in a public place. We have seen it in other places such as the Uffizi Gallery in Florence but liked this one best because of the public outdoor location.

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