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“Outdated and insignificant” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Rocky Statue

Rocky Statue
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Center City Phila, Philadelphia, PA 19130
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Ranked #50 of 262 Attractions in Philadelphia
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Famous fictional Heavyweight Champion "Rocky" is forever remembered in this bronze statue, which pays tribute to the underdog.
Freehold, New Jersey
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“Outdated and insignificant”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

In a great city like Philadelphia with so much culture and history, as well as great people to meet and enjoy, why go stare at the statue of an outdated and fictional hero?

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Paoli, Pennsylvania
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“An Icon!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

You can see the statue from quite far off, even when you are in a car. Lovely statue, a true icon, and its location is the best.

I also recommend visiting all the museums in the area. Lovely downtown Philly, worth a few days stay.

Visited January 2013
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Abington, Pennsylvania
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“What fun.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

There is almost always a line in front of the Rocky staute in front of the main entrance to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. People are so excited to run up the steps as Rocky did and to pose with the statue in the 'Rocky stance;. It makes you feel good.

Visited October 2012
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Michigan
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“You have to run the stairs!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Its just something you have to do...

Get your pic with Rocky and run the stairs and jump and shout at the top; dont worry you wont look silly every ones doing it!

As far a parking goes; there is alot right around there for a fee...

Visited January 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Loved it!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

I love the Rocky films and have always wanted to run up those iconic steps. Posed for pictures next to the statue first. Just ignore the men that stand there offering to take your picture for you. I'd read previous review about how they will take picture then expect you to pay them. Now have a video of myself running up the steps which for me is a dream come true!! If you are not a Rocky fan though you may wonder what the fuss is about so in that case just enjoy the view from the top of the steps looking out across the city. The art museum is a beautiful building too.

Visited February 2013
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