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Il Gigante

Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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“during wwii” (4 reviews)
“huge statue” (2 reviews)
“amazing site” (2 reviews)
Monterosso al Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw I Gigante, we don't look for him, but he was to see on the beach, sculpted in the rock; I find him great, yes he was it, the idea was excellent, and there was many young people on this beach; the water was...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a mojito but I could only taste alcohol. This isn't necessarily a bad thing, but it wasn't the experience I was after, if it was, I would have just ordered a shot. The setting is wonderful, right on the beach front so you...More

Thank Vazi A
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

This sculpture is near the train station, a really quick walk. You can access the beach area for free and take the photos.

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Reviewed March 21, 2017

A huge statue of Neptune gorgeous carved in stone on the beach in Monterosso. If you get there you have to see this marvel.

Thank pifdark
Reviewed February 17, 2017

The sculpture is very easy to see. Easily accessible via public transportation, or via a beautiful drive down a windy mountain path.

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed January 14, 2017

This 14 metres high image of God Neptun is a simbol of town and is located in the end od the longest very popular beach and was a decoration of a very beautitufull villa, which was bombed and also Il Gigante was damaged.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Stone sculpture at the beach, that if you are not observing or looking for it, you may miss it. Photo you must take!!

Thank Vivi L
Reviewed November 2, 2016

This is a great photo op, and the beach surrounding is lovely. Look up the history surrounding this statue, its a good story of the place.

Thank EJClifton
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Perhaps it was simply because it was our first trip to Italy and to Monterosso al Mare, but everything about this town I found amazing and beautiful. And to see this from the beach and to know it was built in 1910...the history, the stories...More

Thank ggintruckee
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Amazing sculpture on the cliffs just overlooking the beach. It is definitely worth a trip to the beach to see this art work.

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