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The Statue of Laocoon

Odessa, Ukraine
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Ranked #41 of 182 Attractions in Odessa
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Bethesda, Maryland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a statue of Laocoon in Odessa. Pros: It's free to visit. It's beautiful to look at. And the story behind it is very interesting. See wikipedia for more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laoco%C3%B6n_and_His_Sons Cons: It is JUST a statue. But there is more to see nearby. In summary: If you're in Odessa, this is worth a visit.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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266 reviews 266 reviews
105 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 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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99 helpful votes 99 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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56 reviews 56 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
65 helpful votes 65 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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