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Statua del Commissario Montalbano

Via Roma, 92014 Porto Empedocle, Sicily, Italy
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Not Montalbano!

Sorry, folks, but this guy is not Montalbano. Could be Pirandello, but there's another statue of... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Louise313
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Basye, Virginia
Hangin' Around!

He never moved and my wife wanted a photo of the pair of us so she forced me to stand one the other... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
granmar
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Moscow
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Via Roma, 92014 Porto Empedocle, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Sorry, folks, but this guy is not Montalbano. Could be Pirandello, but there's another statue of him nearby.

Thank Louise313
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

He never moved and my wife wanted a photo of the pair of us so she forced me to stand one the other side!!

Thank granmar
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

detailed statue, real size, of a person I don't know. Apparently some person out of a TV-series. What you see on the picture is what you get. No much more to see in Porto Empedocle.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

It is what it is. If you're in Porto Empedocle and you're a Montalbano fan, why not stop for a photo?

Thank Charlie365
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Montalbano is much followed here, and an unsurprising idea to put a statue up to him, but of course the statue doesn't look anything like either actor from the TV series, and likely not much like the mind's eye picture readers of the books would...More

Thank Rhys W
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Because there's more to Sicily than great food, great drinks, great beaches and great weather. Great literature has it's place on every trip!

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you're a fan of the Inspector Montalbano (Andrea Camalieri novels) and your passing through Porto Empedocle to get to the temples or Scala Turchi, then take a few minutes to see this unquie bronze statue Montalbano. Nice little stop, to see the statue, enjoy...More

Thank GJay1
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

If you know and like the books of Andrea Camalieri you will definitely stop here and take a photo. The statue is right in the heart of Porto Empedocle.

Thank Waltons2010
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I love Montalbano and he'd to see the statue easy to find glad I saw it but not worth a detour visit if you are here. It's not the Montalbano of the Telly and maybe the town should make more of their fame but it...More

Thank Reddantheaddick
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is a must visit if you are a Montalbano fan! The Via Roma is a wonderful place to wander through small shops, each and visit with the inspector. It's not much like the city of Vigata but the inspector is always home!

Thank DrBenStafford
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