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Another cool memorial

When I visit a place, I want to see it all. This attraction is a no brainer in that you’ll want to... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Daniel A
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Beijing, China
Impressive memorial

This Memorial is very well done and a bit out of the normal for the area but it does reflect a... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
kartguy26
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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

My hsband and I were driving through France and wanted to see some of the Normandy historic sites. We passed the memorial and just decided to stop. Nothing was planned. There was some information at the base of the plaque but not a lot of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

The city suffered a lot during the war and it is entirely reasonable that they wish to erect a memorial. Why on earth they commissioned this is a mystery. The statue is ugly, big, completely out of step with its surroundings and doesn't evoke memory,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

This looks completely out of place set alongside the road that has seen so much recent fighting. I get that it is a statue of peace and is inspiring better for the future but in this part of France, peace is restored. Perhaps it would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

When I visit a place, I want to see it all. This attraction is a no brainer in that you’ll want to see it and visit it. However, it won’t take very long to view it which will leave you plenty of time to find...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This is a hearthwarming piece of art. You can see different reflections as you move around this memorial.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We were not aware of this memorial but once seen never forgotten. Amazing piece of sculpture set in lovely gardens

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

This Memorial is very well done and a bit out of the normal for the area but it does reflect a sense of respect we need to give those who served.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Located towards the eastern end of Grandcamp Maisy, this monster cannot be missed by anybody traveling the coast road. It's brash, it's shiny, it's huge, it's totally inappropriate, it's unbelievable that the Chinese could fob it off on the French!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

A large statue which is stunning to look at. Worth a visit to see this reminder that peace is needed throughout the world

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

We were able to see a memorial service here during the Normandy commemoration, which was so touching. They had bagpipes and a beautiful tribute. I would highly recommend seeing it.

Date of experience: May 2017
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