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The Doughnut

Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1, England
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It’s ok

Nothing speacil. Blink and you will miss it and in truth you won’t have missed much at all. You... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
gisUk
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Lots of people like to look through the centre

An interesting bit of street art placed on the landward end of a small promontory where you can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vinylman101
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Kings Road Arches, Brighton BN1, England
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"doughnuts"
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"brighton seafront"
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"photo opportunity"
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"street art"
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"great place to take photos"
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"quick look"
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"sea front"
in 10 reviews
"public art"
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"pushed together"
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"sea view"
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"taking photos"
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"worth a visit"
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"sculptures"
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"statue"
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"bronze"
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"promontory"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing speacil. Blink and you will miss it and in truth you won’t have missed much at all. You will pass it if you are going to the pier.

Thank gisUk
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting bit of street art placed on the landward end of a small promontory where you can walk along a flat surface almost to the water's edge albeit about ten feet higher than the stony beach. This is just one piece of art that...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

If you like modern sculpture, the Doughnut is a work of quality, and its colour and texture are intriguing. Now, if your tastes lean more towards Michelangelo-type works, you may prefer to visit some other monument.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Interesting statue with great views over the sea and Brighton seafront. There is plenty to see and do nearby, but the Afloat/Donut statue is probably best visited alongside another seaside attraction.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

I got some great photos of my family. The statue is right by the seafront and has a beautiful view..

Thank Freya M
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

A little ridiculous really. It’s an over sized doughnut statue plonked along the sea front... Fun for all of 2 minutes

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The challenge seemed to be to get the kids through the centre head-first without dropping them. Too busy to notice the view.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you have time, it is worth having a look at this work of art along the seafront. The photo's don't do it justice.

Thank CoBeck82
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Very interesting and unique statue. On a sunny day the views along the sea front are beautiful and very picturesque!!!

Thank cg2792
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

lovely view of the doughnut on a sunny January morning. We saw the statue from a distance and it looks pretty with the sea behind.

Thank Lucy S
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
You have certainly raised my curiosity as to whether there is any deeper meaning to the doughnut.I will ck. when I visit Brighton this coming w/e to celebrate the 25th Gay Pride celebration whose theme is diversity.What a... More
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