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Address: 9th St. & Rashida Muhammad St., Oakland, CA
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Please take time out out to see this if you are in Oakland

It's in Fox Square Park and you can eat at the line of mobile food trucks called Off the Grid. There are several really impressive statues of humanitarian figures, including... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It's in Fox Square Park and you can eat at the line of mobile food trucks called Off the Grid. There are several really impressive statues of humanitarian figures, including several individual heads at low level, allowing visually impaired persons to touch and feel the faces of world figures and read their humanitarian statements in braille.

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San Jose, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Parked in front of this last night when we went to see a concert at the Fox in Oakland. It's pretty huge. It's a surprise to see something so grand and carved out at that spot, especially since I hadn't heard of it before. I'd say if you're going to the Fox, you gotta check this out. It's just not... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Do not miss going to this monument when you are in Oakland. A true tribute to many wonderful humanitarians, Google it....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Humanitarian Heroes. In a block size art park. Inspirational. All my heroes from the 20th Century from Martin Luther King Jr. and Gandhi to Ruby Bridges. On the back of the large sculptures of well-known figures are bas-relief of local heroes... A world-class monument honoring 25 humanitarians. The largest bronze monument West of the Mississippi River. The Remember Them: Champions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

In a plaza in downtown Oakland that is an easy walk from Jack London Square, is a unique set of sculptures depicting humanitarian activists from around the world. The installation includes four gigantic sculptures, each 25 feet high, surrounded by a set of smaller head-casts of the activists that include their names and an inspirational quote from each. The bronze... More 

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