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“A reminder of Coventry's past...”
Review of Lady Godiva Statue

Lady Godiva Statue
Ranked #11 of 73 things to do in Coventry
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“A reminder of Coventry's past...”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

A visit to Coventry would hardly be complete without seeing the statue of Lady Godiva - they have made number of films about her, there are several paintings in the Herbert Museum - she's known the world over!

The statue and the area around have been renovated recently, but I like the comment from one reviewer who went there before the renovation "... Godiva needs touching up".

Visited October 2012
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Coventry
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“quite boring”
Reviewed October 27, 2012

There isn't a lot to see, just a statue, and a 1950s clock. It could do with a larger plaque explaining the Godiva story really.

Visited October 2012
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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“The Lady Godiva Statue”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

The statue is situated in the centre of the street opposite Wilkinsons store, its really quite good and depicts the lady on horsback in all her glory as one would expect.

Visited October 2012
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Warwickshire
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78 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
“Never saw the appeal..?”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

Coventry is a nightmare at the best of times and I never understood why this statue was chosen to represent Coventry, she rode naked through the streets. I'm sure if someone did this today they wouldn't make a statue of it and the person certainly wouldn't become a legend. On the upside the refurbished square that surrounds the statue is now a lot better. Now to demolish the buildings around it and get with the times Coventry!

Visited January 2012
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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“in a pedestrian area”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

The statue itself is nothing exceptional, and you will mainly ignore it unless it was not placed in a nice pedestrian area in front of Primark.

Visited October 2012
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