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Sorry I meant to say 'nice butt'. a statue that show the towns maritime roots, which are manyfold... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2019
jim m
Holymoorside, United Kingdom
Interesting statue

Toulon's navigation monument is right on the otherwise boring waterfront. It is a smart reminder of... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

Sorry I meant to say 'nice butt'. a statue that show the towns maritime roots, which are manyfold, but also a sense of humour as the statues bare bottom faces the town.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jim m
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

An interesting nautical themed statue overlooking Toulon’s port area. After a walk along the seafront area from the cruise ship we were travelling on you arrive at the statue, which proudly points out to sea.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Toulon's navigation monument is right on the otherwise boring waterfront. It is a smart reminder of the French city's maritime root. It also forms an interesting landscape.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

This statute is well placed next to the waterfront pointing to Toulon's roots - the harbour and the sea. It is hard to visit the harbour without seeing this statute.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

This is a statue occupying a great location on the quayside. It's worth pausing a while to read the information about the works.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

You really can't miss this one as it's right on the harbour walk so your eventually walk past this on your wanderings. Worth a quick look.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

Right on the Rade. It's a quick photo op or a good landmark to gather at or not get lost. I guess that's what Navigation Genies are for!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

Not much to see in Toulon, but it's a nice station at sunrise before it gets busy on the harbor. Recommend heading further in to see the boat sculpture sticking out of the building (Place Vatel). That was an interesting sculpture!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank catatonia_10
Reviewed July 11, 2017

When you walk along the port you will find this statue in from on some awesome boats. An interesting walk and some pretty souvenir shops.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank fourbees4
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Detailed realistic statuary located in the Harbour at Toulon, Cronstadt Wharf. A nice harbour to visit

Date of experience: May 2017
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