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Legendary Statue In La Spezia

The person riding that horse statue is Mr. Giuseppe.....who is a very prominent figure in Italian... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A good starting point for a walk

This wonderful monument is located at the beginning of a long journey along the coast of La Spezia... read more

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Via Aulo Persio Flacco 19, 19121, La Spezia, Italy
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Reviewed today via mobile

It's a nice statue in a quite rundown park. I was badly impressed with the conditions of the gardens and the bad smell around constructions. To my surprise, the park holds the office of parks and gardens administration...

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank elytorresin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wonderful monument is located at the beginning of a long journey along the coast of La Spezia, which includes a wonderful view of the gulf and the port facilities. It is a good starting point. "Joseph-Marie Garibaldi, known as the "Hero of the Two...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 1957luisalbertosell
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Refurnished in 2011 on the 150th Anniversary of the founding of Italy. The statue is well kept, unlike other parts of the central park. Worthy tribute and great feature of the city

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Albywon
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Great place to stop, take a break from busy street, take a seat and enjoy this landmark amongst the nice gardens, great to see just before the sun goes down.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank F2486JWsimonem
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The statue in the park with the man on the horse is Garibaldi, also known as the "Hero of the Two Worlds". Due to his military fights in Europe, Brazil and Uruguay he commanded many military operations that led eventually to the Italian unification. He...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

We saw Garibaldi when we were walking through the park on our way to the harbour. It is a very nice park and we sat on a bench facing the great Garibaldi on his horse and enjoyed the moment. Not many people passed as we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pkoch
Reviewed April 30, 2018

This is a nice place to sit after walking along the seafront and enjoy a picnic, a cold drink or a piece of fruit as I did (a HUGE sweet peach) from the local market nearby selling local produce which was interesting in it's own...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank snailjo
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Garibaldi was a mercenary fighting for the british interests. All this stories about him were made up. With the historical revision in course I am surprised by the fact that the statue is still there.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bokassa2014
Reviewed March 26, 2018

The person riding that horse statue is Mr. Giuseppe.....who is a very prominent figure in Italian history. It is a fitting statue for a man who has fought so hard for his country. It is definitely the main statue in the town of La Spezia,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MadmanAdventure
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Giuseppe was a pretty prominent person in Italian history as a soldier, politician and fierce nationalist. So he has parks, squares, streets etc. named after him all over Italy since his demise in 1882. Not overly loved by all during his lifetime but Joseph Marie...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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