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“bob hope”(50 reviews)
“uss midway”(113 reviews)
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Tuna Harbor Park, G St and N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
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Reviewed today

this is such a great statue. it perfectly captures how happy everyone was. there's a copy in Sarasota!

Thank nannyca
Reviewed yesterday

Cool HUGE statue. It's so crowded that it's hard to get a pic without a million people in it. But it's pretty cool to stop by and see.

Thank Amy V
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great stop to see this, and the memorial to Bob Hope. Great place to take pictures of the Midway....and the Midway is a great place to take a picture of the Unconditional Surrender from a different angle.

Thank X1487QMcarole
Reviewed 6 days ago

This replica of the famous WWII Photo taken in Times Square at the end of WWII is REALLY cool to see! It's next to the USS Midway Museum & the 25 foot statue doesn't fail to impress!

Thank DisneyCruisingFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to make memories. My first time here was back in 2015 during the night. Beautiful view of the city. I took my first picture with my boyfriend here. He caught me by surprise and asked a random person to take a picture of...More

Thank JOSD04
Reviewed 1 week ago

VJ Day Icon in the shadow of the USS Midway. Happened on this on accident while walking to the Fish Market (you should go there). Visually stunning and for anyone who values history, a true treat. Pleasant surprise. Not far from Midway or any of...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 1 week ago

You shouldn't miss this if you're visiting the harbor just behind the Midway museum. What makes it great isn't just what emotion it invokes when you stare at it (thinking about the reality of WW2) but also the present environment around it - blue skies,...More

Thank Rich G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live in Sarasota Florida and have the identical statue there. I’m not sure if it’s controversial here, but it sure is in Sarasota. Every year or two a discussion breaks out over whether it should be removed. It still stands just as it does...More

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE have all seen the photo, but it is simply awesome to stand in front of this monument, so life like. Loved it! A MUST-SEE!!

Thank Gabriele C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Bob Hope statue plaza was a hidden gem. great to see history frozen in time for younger generation to understand times have changed yet people are still the same, we all laugh and cry together.

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January 28, 2017|
Response from Christi K | Reviewed this property |
55 Tuna Ln, San Diego, CA 92132 It's by the USS Midway Museum
July 31, 2016|
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Response from Nicole W | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee. There's a grassy spot and lots of people, I don't see why you couldn't bring your dog as long as it's on a leash.