We go to Meijer Gardens every so often, even though it is a very long drive. The horse is a favorite of my traveling companion.
Where have these other reviewers vacationed? Abandoned iron mills? Sewage plants? If you're not getting paid to visit Grand Rapids, keep driving.
The first time I saw it it was twice the size that I had imagined. It beautiful! You see this but you also get to see the many other sculptures inside fredrick meijers gardens. Soon they will be opening the botanical gardens inside also which looks to be fantastic when it is done, I believe in 2015 but not positive.
The reason, I'm sure, that Leonardo da Vinci's Horse inside the Meijer Gardens is awarded a special place as a separate attraction is because one could go to see the horse, and just the horse, and be thoroughly satisfied with the feeling that comes with your first sight as you approach the massive image. Another picture moment after you've taken... More
I'm not sure why this is an attraction all by itself when it's part of another attraction, but it is so I'm reviewing it. This sculpture is amazing and beautiful. I'm so glad we saw it. Words escape me to due this justice in a review. LARGE in scale and easily the focal point of all the outdoor sculpture. Lots... More
I'm not sure why this is listed separately from the Frederik Meijer Gardens, as it's inside the garden and sculpture park. It's well worth a visit and the horse is awesome and simply beautiful.
Words can never describe the majesty of this horse. Has to be seen to be believed. Take the $3 shuttle tour of the sculpture gardens and get off near the end at the horse to save a lot of walking.
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