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Thought provoking sculpture

Monday 3rd September and we were out and about sightseeing and exploring in the centre of... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
David D
Devon, United Kingdom
A street sculpture that's easy to miss

This effigy in stone is tucked away by the entrance of a department store right opposite the famous... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

If you search enough you can find this great statue of humanity. It’s both sad and encouraging at the same time. Give you a lot to think about.

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Monday 3rd September and we were out and about sightseeing and exploring in the centre of Bergen. We walked by and did not really notice or pay any attention to this sculpture, just noticed some other people stop to have a look and take photographs,...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Walking from the fish market to the Cathedral we came across this statue. At first I though it was a homeless guy until I saw it was a statue. Makes you think and wonder how lucky we are

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

This effigy in stone is tucked away by the entrance of a department store right opposite the famous fish market at the harbour. Its not a great masterpiece but intriguing none the less. It's not marked and is somewhat of a challenge to find it.

Thank suhaspra
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We were just walking in the area and without realising it on first glance, I thought it was a real man and I was ensuring that I didn't step on him as we passed, since the space between the monument and the bus stop in...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This sobering little statue can help you remember to be grateful for all you have. It's easy to miss and I was happy to spot it, kind of across from the fish market.

1  Thank RhodeScholar123
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We were roaming around Bergen and came across this statue and we were very curious about it so we did a little reasearch. The sentiment behind it is very moving. It is said to be one of the most photographed statues in Bergen.

1  Thank wheedance
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Thought it was a sculpture dedicated to the homeless. We were walking through Central Bergen and came across the scupture of a seated man leaning against a building.

1  Thank lovinretirement2015
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I knew about this statue and was actually seeking it. This is the most photographed statue in Bergen - if you can find it. According to the Bergen guide website, the sculptor is Arne Maeland. Many people wonder about the history and why it was...More

2  Thank Florence C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Whilst walking around the beautiful City I came across this sculpture siting on the floor. Its very unusual but makes for a good photo

2  Thank Howlo
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