The Awakening Sculpture

The Awakening Sculpture, National Harbor: Address, The Awakening Sculpture Reviews: 4.5/5

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Linda0813
Philadelphia, PA191 contributions
So the art work is incredible and there seems to be a lot of lifelike artwork in National Harbor. It's cool to see and a conversation starter but not sure I would just go there to see it. You truly can't miss it if you are staying at the Harbor.
Written November 9, 2021
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slck0
Herriman, UT146 contributions
I really like this thing. It's a pretty area at sunset with the Ferris wheel and the giant breaking forth from the sand. There are several unusual sculptures in the area, including a naked fat man on a turtle.
Written February 29, 2020
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Michael A
New Providence, NJ602 contributions
Was looking forward to seeing this piece of art when visiting here, and this...along with a lot of the artwork at national harbor....was a hit. My teenage daughters found it pretty cool, reminded them of grounds for sculpture. Zeus was impressive...lol. The fact you can pose and take pics with the statues are always fun for selfie enthusiasts like my family
Written September 14, 2019
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Robert H
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This sculpture was sited for many years on a point of land in East Potomac Park. As you drove up to the site the figure appeared to rise dramatically from the earth, reaching for the sky, or slowly receeding into the depths. The setting provided a great opportunity to experience the work in a variety of ways. The current setting, in a sand box, at the National Harbor, is possibly the worst possible placement of the dramatic work.
Written December 14, 2016
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Toni
Amsterdam, The Netherlands10 contributions
Friends
This place has this very comical sculpture. Very expensive eating places. I do not recommend at all.
Written July 14, 2022
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Victor F
Washington DC, DC95 contributions
This sculpture will be one of MANY things to photograph on this waterfront. I do recommend the a walk along the pier. And we did enjoy the Capital (Ferris) Wheel...
Written April 18, 2021
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kdp63
Youngsville, NC44 contributions
Couples
We happened along this quite unexpectedly and found it very interesting. It’s hard to get pictures as kids love climbing on it. Be sure to check it out!
Written February 9, 2020
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Roscoe
50 contributions
Best time to see is at high tide, you can take pictures on or near it at low tide. There is no charge to get to the artwork.
Written January 26, 2020
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SydneyVaughn
Makati, Philippines253 contributions
This piece, together with other paintings and sculptures all over National Harbor, made our visit interesting, memorable and yes, Instagrammable! A little difficult to get a good shot of The Awakening at night though.
Written October 31, 2019
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DougSXYZ
Annandale, VA354 contributions
Well, here it is, just some sculptured body parts sticking up out f the ground. It used to be, for many years, in West Potomac Park, where it had surprise value (and may have helped to cause a few traffic accidents.) Now you know it's there and you just wander over and look at it. Or, if you're a kid, climb on it. Or stand around and watch and listen to other people's reactions.
Written September 14, 2019
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