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Address: Piazzale San Carlo, Arona, Italy
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Beautiful View

Well worth the walk up here although at some points I did wonder "how much further?!" But once up to the top the statue is so much larger than I expected. I had seen it from the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the walk up here although at some points I did wonder "how much further?!" But once up to the top the statue is so much larger than I expected. I had seen it from the lake and knew it would be impressive but it was so much awesome than I had pictured in my mind. The views from... More 

Thank Shef123
Province of Genoa, Italy
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47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Unfortunatly the gates were closed when we arrived saturday at 17:30 so check opening hours. But we could still admire it, and take photos from the closed gates, along with all the other late tourists. There is also an entrance fee, and ample parking.

Thank PaulMountains
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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1,238 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 448 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This place will remind you of the Statue of Liberty experience but in a smaller scale great Statue with fantastic views all around you

Thank Martino B
Arona, Italy
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

On the top of San Carlo hill, near Arona, you can see one of the best statue in the world. The project on which it was designed was the basic for the Liberty statue now in New York

Thank Giorgio B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Definitely worth the effort to climb up. Mind you, if you're a very tall person, it's going to be a bit tricky. I have broad shoulders which kept hitting on the guard rail and knees which kept bumping into the steps of the ladder. I literally had to wiggle up, but it's very much worth it.

Thank Lehel K
Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Really part of the experience of visiting Italy. Getting to know the history. The steps are essy to walk up and see this. Parking is nearby.

Thank greglangdk
Milan, Italy
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62 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

It's one of the tallest statue in the world and it worths a visit. You can climb inside and enjoy a nice view of the lake. It's also interesting to know the story about it. Kids and adults would love it!

Thank patrizia t
Manama, Bahrain
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

nice view..i had funny selfies with it .. thanks to my boss took me for a great restaurant near it. other review to come

Thank walaamaher
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363 reviews
198 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

May be it was because we visited at the end of a long afternoon but the statue didn't do a lot for me You have a pay to get really close to it which is fair enough but as it is so big and high you get a decent view of it anyway. It is quite commercialised with a large... More 

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Oud - Beijerland
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42 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A "MUST SEE" to scent something about the Italian religious atmosphere. Impressive piece of religious art. Can be visited and you can climb it to enjoy a perfect view on the Lago Maggiore.

Thank DomHam

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