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Great sculpture

Read the story and you can't help be moved by the history behind the sculptures and it's captured... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2019
Brisbane, Australia
very attractive place

here you feel different it place of statue that you feel your are in the middle of the decision... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2019
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Place du Soldat Inconnu, 62100, Calais, France
+33 3 21 46 62 00
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

Read the story and you can't help be moved by the history behind the sculptures and it's captured here in Calais in front of the famous town hall, and set amongst a very well maintained garden of tulips, standard roses irises etc.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019

here you feel different it place of statue that you feel your are in the middle of the decision making team in ancient century

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

The gardens in front of the Calais Town Hall are nicely laid out and Rodin's famous statue of the Burghers of Calais stand proud at the front. You can get up close and see the detail of the artwork.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sue R
Reviewed November 19, 2018

It is not often you can get up close and touch a great work of art. Well you can here. Beautiful and tactile.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter E
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Make no mistake, this is a true masterpiece places in one of the nicer spots in town. This is as pretty as it gets in Calais. However, unless you are a die-hard Rodin admirer of have time to kill in Calais, the sole visit to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

The story of the Burghers of Calais is well worth reading up on, brave men who stood against overwhelming odds. The statue is a great testament to those brave men

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

An impressive sculpture that enhances the Hotel de Ville, set in wonderful flowered borders. A visit to the hotel de Ville is also a must

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Outside the town hall in Calais if you like his work this is one of his greatest works .I am a great fan but worth a short visit

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Back in 1976, along with some fellow students on a trip to London, we took a mold from one of the faces of the sister statue to this one outside the Houses of Parliament. I still have one of the five plaster casts we made...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Adrian D
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This work is just superb . The worry of trying to be municipal leaders is all over their faces . Fantastic to have such a work of art in public space

Date of experience: June 2018
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February 28, 2017|
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Forgot to mention that this bus runs jul- 31 aug only. You maybe better off getting a cab or walking to explore.