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“A very visible historical landmark of the city.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Minerva (La)

Minerva (La)
Avenida Lopez Mateos y Avenida Vallarta, Guadalajara 44120, Mexico
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Ranked #17 of 172 things to do in Guadalajara
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Owner description: This Roman goddess statue is the gathering place after the Mexican soccer nationals.
Guadalajara, Mexico
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64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“A very visible historical landmark of the city.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

This extra large statue of the Roman goddess Minerva, is well recognized not only for it´s cental location that devides the East and West sides of the city of Guadalajara, but for it´s new rennovation to make the streets that encircle it much wider. This allows for it to be used as a public venue for speaches, concerts and many social events that is easy to get too. It has also been recently adopted as the new picture you will see on all new Jalisco state, licence plates, spreading it´s fame throughout the country!

Visited October 2012
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California
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“A statue in a big traffic circle. Maybe worth a photo from the car.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

It is located at an intersection of major national highways, so it will be busy around the statue. If it is on your way to something else, drive by it and snap a photo, but don't count on spending much time there.

Visited October 2012
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San Francisco, California
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193 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“It's a Statue”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

Not something you walk to, it's a traffic circle. More of a looky-loo in your taxi as you drive by. Beautiful at night, pride of the city.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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114 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“is a nice place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

you cannot stop to take pictures or seesight walking traffic is very intense it is missing atunnel as in the arch of triunph of paris can you imagin that place if you had to vist walking throgh the car traffic, well that is what happens in the minerva fountain

Visited October 2012
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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71 reviews
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“iconic!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

This icon of Guadalajara is one of the most beautifull sculptures in GDL, it is hard to cross the street to see it but still worth it to go and drive around

Visited August 2012
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