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Address: Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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Monterosso Aperitivo Tour with Sample of Local Food Paired with Local Wine
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pleasant walk if your on the beach

if your on the beach and need to go for a walk this something you might want to go and see at the end of the beach.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
george t
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

if your on the beach and need to go for a walk this something you might want to go and see at the end of the beach.

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Thank george t
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On the main free beach the Giant has seen better days. Catch him if you are down the far end of newer Monterosso but don't go out of your way otherwise.

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Thank MelbourneMikie
Sydney, Australia
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The map was deceiving I thought I'd have to walk for ages to find il Gigante but instead it was an easy walk. You can find it at the far end of the beach (new town), the beach is free, that's an extra bonus.

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Thank Theresa D
Adelaide, Australia
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52 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

14 meters high, made by artist Arrigo Minerbi. A giant shell on the giant's shoulder. This blends with background rock and is therefore difficult to spot. It is in the new part of he town, at the end of the beach.

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Bristol, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right at the very far end of the New Town beach (spiaggia di Fegina) is a free small public beach. Stroll down there and admire il Gigante - an enormous statue of Poseidon. Must be at least 10m high, and although it is a bit battered it is worth the effort. I looked it up - don't say I'm not... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I refer to the description I put under my review of the great Cantina di Miky experience. The overall day at Monterossi was very disappointing and our trip to Monterosso included a 1 hour hour stay at the small and completely overcrowded piece of "free beach" (the rest of the beach was "paid" as in having to pay for chairs,... More 

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Hilchenbach, Germany
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We stayed in the old part of Monterosso, so it was a lovely walk to the other side of the village after traveling all day. I had it on my list of things to see, it was impressive to think what it must have looked like in it's old glory....and it was an easy walk along the seaside arriving just... More 

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, USA
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202 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Neptune rock is interesting to see - if one has read the history. However, not sufficiently special to travel out of your way to see if you are not in the area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

It's an old stature which over time started to disintegrate but still worth to take a look at but nothing special

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Thank Sam F
Whitefish, Montana
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85 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

My first visit to Monterosso was 25 years ago and Il Gigante was a sight to see. Still standing there in the stone after to many years. It is a unique sight not to be missed.

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