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Statue of Dr. Frankenstein’s’ monster

I made it a point to read (audiobook) and finish Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein book before and during... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2018
FormerCaliBoy
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Zurich, Switzerland
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When I asked the receptionist at my hotel where I could find the statue, he had no idea what I was... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
MsKMs
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Nov 27, 2018
“Statue of Dr. Frankenstein’s’ monster”
Jul 30, 2018
“It’s alivw”
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

I made it a point to read (audiobook) and finish Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein book before and during my visit to Geneva, as this is where she had her inspiration to write the book. Regardless of any pictures you may have seen on TV or at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

When I asked the receptionist at my hotel where I could find the statue, he had no idea what I was talking about. Undeterred I set off to find it...it’s an easy find on a tram route and marks the scene of where Frankenstein’s creation...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MsKMs
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Nice for posing. Also there is a farmers market happening in the same plaza every sunday until 3 PM.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Fereshteh A
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

A good statue - one for the kids or in my case my other half! In a random spot but a lovely walk to find it

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed November 12, 2016

Not sure why the sculpture is where it is and nothing about it, like artist, age or connection to Geneva. If you pass by it is great for a photo op.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed November 6, 2016

It's not in the Museum of Contemporary Art, but it puts the artists in there to shame.... For anyone who has read Mary Shelley, or seen the recent drama in the UK, this is a must... But anyway, it makes you think hard about the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank William D
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Easy to find in plainpalais, you can have a photo with Frankie's monster. Very detailed sculpture and worth a look if you are fan, as I am.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 2, 2016

Statue located next to the skate park of Plainpalais which looks out of its element somehow and looks more like man eye sore than anything else. Very little interest in my view.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank genevatopreviewer
Reviewed February 3, 2016

This is simply a statue of Frankenstein's monster walking through an area of Plainpalais. It's life sized, if I can say that, and is completely by itself. Erected to commemorate the fact that parts of Mary Shelley's book is based in Geneva. It didn't take...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed October 15, 2015

When you are in old twon of Geneva take a while and turn from Park of Bastions down to Plainpalais. After visiting serious places like Museum of Reformation or Protestant Cathedral of Saint Pierre it is nice to be in this lively place full of...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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