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Address: Ulica Kralja Tomislava, Split, Croatia
Description: Roman colony: Colonia Martia Julia Salonae.

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Now being under repair

Historically this statue was moving around Split. Now it is under repair, but the famous toe (one touches it for good luck) was reachable. Virtually all tourists make photos... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My son was amused to see the size of its toe and how shiny it was. It was right outside the temple and not crowded at the time.

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Hod Hasharon, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

A nice place to stop in the city tour. The park behind has some benches to sit and relax. There are some art stands near by that are worth a look.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

You'll definitely see this because you'll want to see the entrance where he hangs out. Rub his toe on your way down for some good luck!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

You just touch the toe of Gregory of Nin, and the story tells you that it will bring you good Luck, and that you someday will Return. And we have returned. Three times!

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Historically this statue was moving around Split. Now it is under repair, but the famous toe (one touches it for good luck) was reachable. Virtually all tourists make photos there, but I wonder if they know or care who Grgur was.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This monument/statue is truly fabulous. It inspires the artist within you and it is interactive as the domestic people think that by touching its toes you will add some happiness to yourself

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Dallas, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We wanted to see it, since we found the pictures and comments on TA, but it was covered in peak of the season. Well too bad, we wanted to rub his toe for luck :(

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

After looking over my reviews I noticed that I did not review the famous statue of Grgur Niski, after all it is also what the tourists came to see. Have a photo taken with the statue and of course the rubbing of the toe for good luck, with all the thousands of tourists rubbing it is it very shine now

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

You can still rub his toe for your wish to come true. ( is this true?) Repairs continue but the toe is exposed through the hoardings.

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Cold Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

An interesting statue and also story. Wish they had finished the redo before we were there. Would of loved to see it without all the coverings. Would recommend all to go see. It is right beside a lovely park as well.

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