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Address: Orla Bardot, Buzios, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Description: This small fishing village was made famous with a 1960s visit by the...
This small fishing village was made famous with a 1960s visit by the French actress Brigitte Bardot, who is memorialized by a bronze statue on the Orla Bardot promenade.
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The statue is located in Bardot's promenade and it is funny when you get a picture with her. The sunset is awesome. You need to go there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2014
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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172 reviews 172 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Bardo only visited here twice so not sure the locals are in awe of her memory! We love Buzios so would urge you to visit.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

She symbolises something to the people of Buzios but this statue is otherwise pretty uninteresting. It's right on the main strip about 50 or so metres from the pier, so you'll undoubtedly see it, and as you can see from the pictures, it's been pretty strongly manhandled...

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Manhattan Beach, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

You can sit on her lap, leg, or beside her on a bronze memorial placed on the seawall about 50 yards from the Buzios pier. No charge. It is worth the 15 minutes to pose with her.

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

twenty years ago residents were around who remember her walking surrounded by local children, always sweet stories regarding how nice she was, she was an icon of Buzios, and pertinent to its past...........great reminder to wear sunscreen!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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28 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The statue is located in Bardot's promenade and it is funny when you get a picture with her. The sunset is awesome. You need to go there.

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Newtown, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Not what the rest of the world thinks of as "Brigitte Bardot"... although this may be what she looked liked walking the streets of Buzios.

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Las Vegas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

It's just a bronze statue sitting on a bench by the beach. You may pass by it in wandering the city, but it's a little outside of the city center; maybe 5-10 minutes walk. Unless you are Briget Bardot's biggest fan, I can't see any reason to go out of your way to see this. It's between city center and... More 

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Feltham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It's just a statue. Nothing to get excited about! It's just a statue. Nothing to get excited about! It's just a statue. Nothing to get excited about! It's just a statue. Nothing to get excited about!

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Meudon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

She is not smiling but it's her, Avant garde, Perfect body....you want to understand why she does not look happy in such a wonderful village?

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San Diego Area
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Brigitte is long-gone, but her likeness remains as a testimony to her importance to Buzios. Often a wait to be photographed with her!

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