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“Nothing to get excited about!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of The "Doughnut

The "Doughnut
Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1, England
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Ranked #159 of 243 things to do in Brighton
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Nothing to get excited about!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Okay to visit if you're on Brighton seafront, but don't put yourself out as not terribly interesting. It's on the Banjo jetty to the west of the pier.

Visited March 2013
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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“great for kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

You can bang on it (it's hollow and makes noises,) throw pebbles at it (more noise) , climb on it , unsuccesfully , as it is very smooth and shiny , have your photo taken through the hole, work out the patterns on it . Any more ideas people , maybe use it as a musical instrument . It's situated at the end of a groyne so there are other things to do like hanging over the wall looking at the boiling surf.

It's close to all the Brighton Beach attractions and just of of the many things idiosyncratic to a Brighton day out .

Visited August 2012
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“Artistic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

A beautiful piece of art in the middle of Brighton Beach. A must see landmark. I often visit the beach in the summer and always have to have a sneak peak at some of brightons hidden treasures.

Visited August 2012
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“not crispy creme!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

walked past but this has poor literature so could not understand its relevence. This is not really and attraction more of a art sculpture.

Visited December 2012
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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“A Large bronze donut on the beach!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

It's a sculpture and part of the Brighhton sculture trail, made of Bronze and set upright on one of the short, concrete groynes (piers) which strut out from the beach into the sea. There are about 15 sculptures on the trail the link is here http://www.visitbrighton.com/xsdbimgs/Brighton%20Sculpture%20Trail.pdf
The Donut itself is Big, about 2.5m high and looking through the hole in the middle can often frame a pleasnt view of the sea and horizon. If the waves hitting the groyne are large enough it can be a very damp experiance as the water splashes over the groyne but most days its fine.

Visited November 2012
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