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All that glitters is not gold.

It is gold in color and very impressive. It’s on most of the bus tours and very close to the art... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
166darleneh
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Its Not Gold!!

This is very nice statue of Joan of Arc but its not gold folks...You can’t miss it as the huge... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
matjaz2002
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Gainesville, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is gold in color and very impressive. It’s on most of the bus tours and very close to the art museum. So if you’re going to see Rocky go see Joan.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 166darleneh
Reviewed July 11, 2018

This is very nice statue of Joan of Arc but its not gold folks...You can’t miss it as the huge golden statue stands out and can be viewed from afar. All the tour buses will drive by it and knowing the philly traffic you will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank matjaz2002
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

The tall gilded amazing statue of Joan of Arc on her horse with arm raised for battle on a plinth is located in the middle of the road facing the museum of modern art. You can’t miss it as the huge golden statue stands out...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Finally, made it this wondrous statue. There is not much space around it for taking pictures but you can stop in the street if there are no cars. My favorite.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

A very nice statue. You cant miss it. Shinny and gold looking right in the middle of the road. Great job whoever created it. Different than the others around it, finally

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

It is a beautiful statute that has been made with creativity and it gets all the attention of the visitors. Loved it!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

We saw this statue from our Big Bus hop-on, hop-off tour of Philadelphia. The original was designed by Emmanuel Frémiet for the Place des Pyramides in Paris.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Brilliant gold guided statue of Joan of Arc on her horse, given to Philly by the French... nice gift! Really stands out when the sun is shining.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Charlie M
Reviewed October 20, 2017

This statue that stands by the Art Museum strikes by its bright gold appearance. It was actually sculptured of the same mold of one that is in Paris of this young heroine that guided her country, France into a victory in 1429, during the Hundred...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

There is something very striking about this 1890 guided bronze statue outside the Art Museum, known locally as "Joanie on a Pony". The original was designed by Emmanuel Frémiet for the Place des Pyramides in Paris. It's worth a good look if you are walking...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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840jean
October 2, 2016|
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Response from MrSaturn64 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, but I have no idea what you're asking. There is a gold statue of Joan of Arc on horseback at 25th and Pennsylvania Avenue next to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Art Museum and the Parkway are not in... More
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