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Reviewed July 21, 2019

Fascinating and extremely quirky statue in central Taranto. Truly a great photo opportunity and not to be missed if in the area.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful monument / sculpture to the sailor by Vittorio di Cobertaldo ( year 1974 ) . Taranto center near the Aragonese Caste . I suggest you tour also around this area 👌

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

This modern sculpture is perhaps supposed to be one of sailors throwing their caps in the air on graduation. It dominates the lungomare. There is little that can be said about it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

It’s good for a photo because it’s near the castle, but you can’t miss the oil refinery in the background and the oil tankers in the sea.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

In a land where so much of what is interesting is old--centuries old, it is nice to see an effective modern monument, and this one is placed very photogenically near the sea.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank joerussin
Reviewed May 9, 2018

The Monumento al Marinaio is a great place to just stand and stare and watch the world go by. Look one way down the Lungomare, one way out to sea with the ships waiting to enter the commercial port. Over that side is the Castello...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

This is a good place to stand and see this statue and to soak up the atmosphere whilst watching life go by. You will have a great view over to the Castle and the docks and port, even nicer whilst watching the sun set.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

These lovely statues adorn the waterfront pavement in the bay area. There's plenty of room to snap your picture against these imposing pieces of art.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed October 7, 2016

The Welcoming Sailors - a great photo memory of Taranto. As you walk up to the sailors you start the fascinating walk to the Ponte Girevole and Taranto Vecchio.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank butterfly2997
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Standing near this monument one can see a nice view of the castle and also of the island of St. Peter and of the island of St. Paul.

Date of experience: July 2016
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