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Address: Rissik and De Korte Sts., Johannesburg, South Africa
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By now a symbol of Johannesburg, this bronze statue depicts three miners...

By now a symbol of Johannesburg, this bronze statue depicts three miners digging for gold.

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Troublesome past

located right at the centre of the road, the statue is less accessible. People bypass the same admiring the same from a distance.

Reviewed 13 October 2016
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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76 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

located right at the centre of the road, the statue is less accessible. People bypass the same admiring the same from a distance.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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95 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

No-one seems to be looking after this statue anymore as the pavement around it is crumbling and homeless people have made it their homes.

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Tamarin
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51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

the stop on the Red bus tour in the Mining area of Johannesburg was enlightening and interesting. /Lots of cameo displays based on the history of mining including the mining statue and a full size replica of a mine headgear.

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McKinney, Texas
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299 reviews
177 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

Statue of 3 miners (as gold mining is the life and existence of Johannesburg) in the intersection of 2 major streets in the center of Johannesburg.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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497 reviews
291 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

There is something of the Russian type communist aura about this work of art....it is nevertheless a very powerful image.

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Thank JonathanSuch2013
Johannesburg, South Africa
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123 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Iconic statue, so part of Braamfontein and Joburg. A reminder of the heritage we have of rich minerals and how the country was built with hard work and team work. Let's continue doing that.

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Thank Rainbowsend1
Pretoria
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129 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

In the heart of Johannesburg's Braamfontein. This statue epitomises the use of local labour in the mining sector. Big strong me that sweat for the reward of gold of the earth,

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Thank Hilton J
Mombasa, Kenya
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86 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

I loved the statue, it is very well done and a great symbol of working together to in being productive.

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Thank Lifession
Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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62 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2012

THe statue is a symbol of unity in our one main working production line for South Africa. I still get goosebumps when I see it.

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Art well done is always a pleasure to see. Says a lot.

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