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A little bit overrated

The statue itself is not so WOW, but take the stairs to the sea and you'll find a great viewpoint... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bucharest, Romania
Great statue

It's great people-watching at this statue, which is in a very lively square. The statue itself is... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The statue itself is not so WOW, but take the stairs to the sea and you'll find a great viewpoint of the coast.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank irinactn
Reviewed October 14, 2018

A monument to the composer of "Volare". It is a celebration of the Italian life. Great pictures of my family. Wonderful views

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank selinagodfrey
Reviewed September 24, 2018

The town of Polignano a Mare has dedicated a statue and waterfront to the great Italian singer Domenico Modugno. Inaugurated on May 31, 2009, the bronze statue is about 3 meters tall and conceived and built by the Argentinean sculptor Hermann Mejer. The sculpture is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

This statue has been built in front of the sea so it's little damage by the wind and other weathering but once you are below it you start feeling the atmosphere that has inspired the Italian singer. The city around does the rest.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ivanzarotti
Reviewed September 4, 2018

It's great people-watching at this statue, which is in a very lively square. The statue itself is quite impressive. Polignano is such a small town, it's easy to see all the sites... and this is worth the walk.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

This monument is dedicated to one of the best italian singer, Domenico Modugno. He is the author of "nel blu dipinto di blu" best kmown as volare. The statue is on ghe seaside in the end of old town. It's nice location for photos.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This was a fun site to see. People are usually posing by this statue, in a light, fun spirited way. The claim to fame is the song Volare meaning to fly. The town and it’s surrounding are well worth seeing as well. So while you’re...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank aplacetobebelieved
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Although we knew the song, we did not know that it was a Eurovision Song Contest entry or that amazingly it DIDN'T win! This statue commemorates a man forgotten to time except for here, but a song that everyone knows and sings! You MUST see...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank tedgatti F
Reviewed June 14, 2018

This is Polignano's claim to fame! If you don't know the famous song he sang, then you must go do your homework and look it up :o)

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be told about the statue by the lady who managed our apartment in Polignano a Mare. This is an absolutely superb photo opportunity for visitors to this beautiful town, affectionately termed ‘the pearl of the Adriatic’. Once you know the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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