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Address: Lagos, Portugal

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Very odd statue

Huge statue in the square , lots of shops full of tourist tat found all over the world , lots of cafe shops too , the cork shops were interesting

3 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent square for relaxing. Grab an ice cream, listen to some street musicians and pose in front of this 1973 statue of one of the most iconic Portuguese kings - Dom Sebastião - who went missing in actrion in the battle of Alcácer-Quibir in 1578. We Portuguese are still waiting for him to return and bring greatness to Portugal again... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Huge statue in the square , lots of shops full of tourist tat found all over the world , lots of cafe shops too , the cork shops were interesting

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Thank Ang222
ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sculpture is imposing by virtue of its size. It acts as a good landmark in the busy square in case you get lost. The figure is stiff and somehow uninteresting - rather like those entertainers on the streets who freeze-pose for money.

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Thank patsIreland
Lagos, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The boy king is just one of the main focal tourist attractions in our city of the discoveries. A popular meeting point with a variety of street entertainers who create a pleasant atmosphere. Known locally as "bank square" with several snack bars to choose from.

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Thank Owen W
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sculpture is in one of the town squares,Its a meeting point and a stage for entertainers .The other squares are also worth a look.

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Thank lesleydenise
Cavan, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Statue of a young king.. we thought it was a woman at first. Unusual statue. Good meeting point for people. Town is lovely.

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Thank sheilaoq
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Very odd statue of a pretty useless king. It is a great landmark and is usually surrounded by people having a good time so a good place to meet.

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Thank livvyrobins
Europe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The statue is in the main square in town. It's a good landmark as a place to meet people. It's not far from the taxi rank. I love to sit at the bar/ coffee shop in the early evening watching all the different people passing by and listening to the various buskers. People often sit by the statue having an... More 

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Thank DizzyReviews
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

A good central point to head to for entertainers(buskers, human statues etc.) Also several good café/restaurants nearby.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

One of my fave coffee spots in Lagos to enjoy the evenings, listening to local musicians, people watch, grab a snack and relax! As a landmark, its pretty central and easy to locate.

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