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A Salute to Charlie Chaplin!

Clearly Charlie Chaplin has left indelible memories for a few generations and Vevey pays a... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Sydney, Australia
Be careful you don’t miss it !

We stayed in the Grand Hotel du Lac which is just minutes away from the statue and yet we managed... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we planned to visit the Lac Lèman area, we had to choose a place to be our base for four or five days, from where we would make all the necessary short trips. We chose Vevey, and it proved to be an excellent choice....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A good place near the sea to walk and take photos ... and to take photo with a fork in the sea and chairs on the rocks near ..and behind the statue the a food museum < can visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Clearly Charlie Chaplin has left indelible memories for a few generations and Vevey pays a significant tribute to Charlie Chaplin - certainly, one for the enthusiasts of the famous character - young and old alike. The location is also great and is surround by some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

A good photo stop, it is very famous with the tourists and who does'nt like Charlie. Just near the famous fork in the lake, the statue is erected on a rose flower bed and people like to plant roses in Charlie's ears or lips and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

This statue is on the promenade near the fork. The sunset on the promenade is very pretty. The statue is given a fresh rose to hold each day

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karol452
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the Grand Hotel du Lac which is just minutes away from the statue and yet we managed to walk past it twice before we realised it was there ! If you are a Chaplin fan or visiting the area then don’t miss...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

If you're a big Chaplin fan, maybe it means more to you,. For me it was just another statue. Probably the museum (which we didn't see) is more interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Busloads of people come to take photos of themselves or their friends with Charlie, who is given a fresh rose to hold every day. He stands in front of the Alimentarium food museum which has pleasant shady gardens full of fruit, vegetables and herbs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara E
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

The tribute to the greatest man of satire is too small, albeit important. Even Gogol's statue is more impressive. Alas...

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

As the fork near the statue of charlie chaplin, it is not about them it is about the amazing view of the lake of geneva and the mountains, breathtaking view. Not s great statue.. just relax take a deep breath and watch the view.

Date of experience: August 2018
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April 21, 2017|
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Response from CitizenErased | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Just to add - depending on your physical abilities, you could walk from Montreux to Vevey in about 45 minutes. It is a beautiful walk along the coast. Have a great trip!
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Charlie Chaplin statue in Leicester Square (26 Replies)
As we wander throughout a city, we like to see interesting/unique statues, etc .... So, with that in mind there was a statue of Charlie Chaplin in Leicester Square but I read that it was removed a year ago? I am not able to ascertain if it was put back.... can someone tell me if it is or isn't? Thanks
August 16, 2013|
Response fromdicanio10|
No, Charlie Chaplin along with a few other notable statues, have all been removed for their own good as the weather was taking it's toll. Only Shakespeare survived Apparently