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Great photo opp and a easy to get to. We parked across the street for 10$ all day on a Sunday to... read more

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Nice little gem of the city and a great photo op to honor a boxing legend. Right in the heart of... read more

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Decatur, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The true history behind the Joe Louis fist will always represent freedom, America and the tireless fight for equality around the world. - Daily Detroit If you do not understand why this monument exist please do some research. I suggest a Google search of 'the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Be careful if you want to see this one. You need to get over a very buzzy part of town. 'Cause it's in the middle of the street.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lien D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great photo opp and a easy to get to. We parked across the street for 10$ all day on a Sunday to look at all the sites. Great way to celebrate Joe Louis.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank keenangoals
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Joe Louis Monument or "The Fist" is a must see when in Detroit. It's a quick stop if you want to take a picture.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little gem of the city and a great photo op to honor a boxing legend. Right in the heart of downtown.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank livelife h
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Came to Detroit for the fist. Easy to walk to and makes great pictures. Near the waterfront for more walking if you’d like.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JuannyChico
Reviewed December 29, 2018

Driven by it multiple times, just never wanted to wander around and look for a placard. Been here 11 years now and find it curious that no one wants to openly honor Joe Louis. They did build him an arena, but since the Redwings moved...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DetroitPelon
Reviewed November 12, 2018

As it happens, I Ilike Detroit a lot. Located downtown, in front of the really big ( say it like Ed Sullivan) convention center, theJjoe Lewis monument is beautiful and large Downtown has excellent restaurants, people mover, and fascinating architecture. Not that it is a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank katiekeen2015
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I seen a lot of people going and taking picture with the monument when walking back and forth from the ren cen to cobo hall

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 530kellib
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Joe Louis was a champ back in the day but he still looms large in the eyes of Detroiters and you can see a giant version of his fist on display downtown. It's a pretty cool attraction. Lots of people stop for photos. Just across...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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