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in the middle of a busy crossing

surrounded by nice little streets, you run into it on the way from the train station to the... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Goettingen, Germany
Goddess of wisdom and war

In Greek mythology, Minerva was the Goddess of wisdom and war. This statue was erected in 1938... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alpharetta, Georgia
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“Goddess of wisdom and war”
3 Aug 2017
“It is a traffic island...”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Greek mythology, Minerva was the Goddess of wisdom and war. This statue was erected in 1938 during the fascist period. Today she stands in the center of a traffic circle at a busy intersection, with her shield and spear held high, but she can’t...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

and as such is easy to miss on your way to the station. However it is important and big and can be clearly seen if you don't go down the underpass.

Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

A statue of Minerva you will see before you enter the old city from Corso Cavour. Not very special although it was renovated.

Thank menachemle
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This statue is in the city centre and it is its symbol! Take a photo of it! It shows Minerva, a goddess who protects the city. The statue has been recently cleaned from the black smog and now it has goon back to its beautiful...More

Thank CecilialaCe
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This status appears to be art deco, but I am not sure. It is eye catching though as most statues are of men and of bronze. You will see it as you walk from the train station toward the sites.

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 21 September 2016

surrounded by nice little streets, you run into it on the way from the train station to the shopping street and the cathedral

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Minerva stands in the middle of a traffic circle, cautioning all to be careful! Lovely by day and by night.

Thank margardenlady
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Just out of the train station following the direction of city center or old town. A huge Roman statues representing the famous goddes Minerva, quite unusual a kind of statue like this. Absolutely a reference point and a proud for the city. Anyway a few...More

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