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Joan of Arc Statue

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Address: Philadelphia, PA
Description: A statue of Joan of Arc riding a horse.

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This was a brief stop but quite nice. It was a very good location too where you could rest and take some photos and even picnic.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2014
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Hartford, Connecticut
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Hartford, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This was a brief stop but quite nice. It was a very good location too where you could rest and take some photos and even picnic.

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St Margarets, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

We saw this statue on our hop on hop off bus tours and laughed when our tour guide referred to her as 'Joanie on a pony'! You can't miss her as the sun catches the gold leaf!

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Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Truly astonishing gold statue of JoA. A real sight to see, right in front if the art museum as well, definitely worth checking out!

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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120 reviews 120 reviews
72 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

You'll see this sculpture when you make your way to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. You can pretty much take a picture of the statue on top of the Hop-On Hop-Off bus. However, if you want to take a picture with you in it, the statue is in a busy traffic intersection, so timing would be key.

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Edmonton, Canada
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197 attraction reviews
359 helpful votes 359 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Just before arriving at the Philadelphia Art Museum you will see the newly gold plated Joan of Arc. it is worthy of a picture or two. You can get some great photos from the Hop On Hop Off Bus as it goes to the back of the art museum.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

if you stop on the art museum ,rocky steps and rocky statue you should walk/drive a few more blocks to this statue, its laying in the middle of the street. very good

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

All that gold plating!!! Amazing little statue outside the museum of art on the north side. Makes you wonder what art are we leaving for our descendants!

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Houston, Texas
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143 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This particular street is great for viewing monuments but you have to be careful when you are driving it can be a bit confusing. This is a great statue. Stop and take the time to pull up the story if you don't remember it from the history books. What a brave woman to make a stand.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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141 reviews 141 reviews
49 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

This gold statue at the bottom opf the steps to the Art Museum, is just a brilliant landmark as one approaches

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Wave at Jean ... then head for the Waterworks for something interesting.

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