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Address: 94 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3AQ, Scotland
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An iron statue of the Duke of Wellington.

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The Duke of Wellington's statue outside the art museum is an icon in Glasgow's city! You can see the cone removed but it won't be long until they put another one 😄 You can also... read more

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is indeed a Glasgow feature and landmark and part of the city and is one of the local characters.

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Macon, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are visiting Glasgow then you will probably pass it anyway, but good for a humorous selfie. If not there are pleny of postcards that you can buy and send to friends.

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Thank Brent1950
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You should get a pic of this if your a visitor to the city, Glasgow gestapo spends £10000 per year of its peoples money removing the cone constantly. They should leave the cone and save the money as people like it there :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Duke of Wellington's statue outside the art museum is an icon in Glasgow's city! You can see the cone removed but it won't be long until they put another one 😄 You can also visit the museum as is nice 👍🏼

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The iconic statue is even more bizarre than you'd think when seeing the photographs that being because of the architectural beauty that surrounds it. Wonderful buildings are all around then you see the traffic cone with a statue under it. Hilarious! Today there were two cones on its head!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Glaswegian trade mark ,brilliant to see very funny . The restaurants around that area are very good too

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Duke of Wellington's statue outside the Gallery of Modern Art is iconic and has become famous throughout the land if not the world. The traffic cone placed on the Duke's head encapsulates Glasgow humour in it's irreverence and the wit of the common man.

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Glasgow Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situation just outside the GOMA, this iconic statue certainly draws the crowds. If the traffic cone is removed, within 12 hours, there is another one back on the old Duke's head!! :-D Only in Glasgow!!

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Scotland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean Statue and really someone should put some Christmas decorations on this year. you will spot this outside the museum

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful example of both Glasgow culture and Glasgow humour! The duke of Wellington was queen Victoria's uncle and responsible for the great victory over the French at the battle of Waterloo. However, he lost the battle of the traffic cone!!!

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