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“Gargantuan” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Warrior on a Horse

Warrior on a Horse
Macedonia Square, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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Ranked #16 of 35 Attractions in Skopje
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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New York City, New York
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“Gargantuan”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

It's a statue, alright. Too big for its britches. The statue is absolutely colossal, dominating the main square of the new area of town over Kamen Most. A bit gaudy and domineering, but interesting to see in juxtaposition with its surroundings. This and the Macedonia Gate are worth a snapshot each and are two minutes apart on foot.

Visited December 2012
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“An Expensive Kitsch”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

No one can deny that Macedonia Square needed a focal point in the form of a fountain or a statue, but such an oversized example of Las Vegas type kitsch, out of proportion to nearby buildings and in combination with myriad other statues that populate the edges of the square without any historical or indeed logical order, has spoiled everything. Not to mention who knows how many milions of euros spent on such monstruosities which could be better spent on schools, museums, hospitals, etc! My proposition is to keep the lower part of the monument / fountain (including the central column and the statues of warriors), but to replace the statue of so-called warrior on horseback with something smaller, equally ancient Macedonian in spirit: the Sun of Vergina, for example.

Visited September 2012
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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“The worst statue of them all”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Although it's not the only bad statue in Skopje, this one is the worst of them all. It's too big, looks too fake and doesn't have history in it.

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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“TOO BIG !!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Looks ugly in such a small square and with all the different color lights in the night is like a UFO. It is a pity such a great Greek leader to be presented like a carousel statue.

Visited November 2012
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“A statue to remember”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Impressive work of sculpture reminiscent of a roman column. ALso a subject of much controversy in Skopje, but an impressive sight.

Visited November 2012
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