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Address: near Playa de Ondaretta, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Phone Number: +41 78 612 67 94
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A modern iron sculpture by Eduardo Chillida embedded in the rocks at the...

A modern iron sculpture by Eduardo Chillida embedded in the rocks at the water's edge.

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Nice walk along the beach

Our tour guide said this sculpture was designed to blend with the elements. It makes a distinct sound as the wind passes through it and he said in the years to come, the wind and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Paris, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Take a stroll or a bike ride along the Playa, and you will be rewarded by the sight of the Atlantic and the view overlooking the main bay, not too mention the iron artwork, a symbol of the importance of the iron industry of the region. You are also close to the funicular which is worth a ride up to... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice and scenic walk out to the Combs. But seriously this is art? the #9 best thing to see in San Sebastian? I dont agree at all. But still a very nice walk out to enjoy the ocean breeze.

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Manila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide said this sculpture was designed to blend with the elements. It makes a distinct sound as the wind passes through it and he said in the years to come, the wind and rain will reshape this sculpture into a nature's own work of art.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spend some time watching the ocean crash around the sculptures. Then watch the people. Lovely spot. Continue all along the bay to the fabulous aquarium. A long but rewarding walk.

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Community of Madrid, Spain
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this part of San Sebastian during a shinny day. Here you may see some curious monuments made of iron along the see side, which may be compared to a strange kind of comb, and this similarity is where its name comes from. It looks like it is a comb for the wind. It is worth paying a visit... More 

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Spokane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

These sculptures can be easily accessed via the hop on/ hop off bus and is well worth it. Be sure to stand with your head over one of the blow holes in the concrete platform. The whoosh of the waves will give you a nice surprise.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Nice walk and beautiful point to view the bay. Make sure you come at high tide to see the sploosh, otherwise there isn't much action.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is a set of statues built by a Basque sculptor named Eduardo Chillida and installed along the coast on the Bay of Biscay just West of Donostia and they are way cool. The name suggests interaction with nature if not control thereof and these are a fitting visual representation of such interactions. The park allows very good access to... More 

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Collinstown, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We rented bikes to journey around for half the day & cycled out to this ponit. It was very cool to see the sculptures in the rocks. The view looking back at La Concha Beach were fantastic

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Walk along the beach or above the beach to the end to find the wind combs. It's a beautiful place to walk and take pictures. When you finish, go up the funicular for a coffee or a glass of wine.

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