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Buddy Holly Statue and West Texas Walk of Fame

Corner of 19th St. and Crickets Ave., across from The Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock, TX
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Ranked #11 of 30 Attractions in Lubbock
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Monuments/ Statues
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Kerrville
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Every Buddy Holly fan and West Texas music history buff should go see this. There is an unbelievable constellation of early Rock-n-Roll and Country Western stars from or connected to Lubbock.

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Slaton, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The Buddy Holly Statue and West Texas Walk of Fame is located in the Depot District in Lubbock, TX. Makes great photo shoots. Nice walking in the Depot District. There are many shops available of shopping.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
10 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Nice little park in a bad warehouse area of town trying to come up in the world. Lucky for us there was a Farmers Market that day and it saved the morning to a dull day in Lubbock

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Bowen, Queensland, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a genuine visit spot for music fans. The plaza is well laid out. We enjoyed adding this to our brief stopover

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Arlington, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This area is easy to get to, and it gives a nice tribute to Buddy Holly. It is right on Crickets avenue, so it is close to the action of that area.

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Dallas, Texas
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131 reviews 131 reviews
65 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Located in the Buddy and Maria Elena Holly Plaza, just across the street from the Buddy Holly Center, this is another must-visit for Buddy Holly and music fans. The plaza is well laid out, with the life-like “heroic-sized” statue of Buddy Holly as the centerpiece. The Walk of Fame is the wall that stands behind the statue to recognize famous... More

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DeSoto, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The area where the statue is located is very nicely isolated and has a large open grass area in a rather urban setting. The bronze statue is well done and looks strikingly like Buddy during one of his performances.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

well done museum and outdoor memorial, fun photo op in front or on top of a giant replica of his famous eyeglasses, nice gift shop, worth a stop if you are in the area!

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Houston, TX
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

this is a good stop to get out of the sun, the movie needs to be updates a little, it is from 1999, but the museum is very informative on the life of Buddy Holly

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Ennis, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

nicely done... not a lot to see there but was interesting. Also, local art photos and drawing exhibits on site too included in the price.

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