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Monument Yvonne et Charles De Gaulle

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Face to face with De Gaulle

Excellent and imposing, larger than life, co-joined statues of President and Madame De Gaulle... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Zog666
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Historical

A very good likeness of Charles De Gaulle, from a distance in twilight it could look like a couple... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
PHE22
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London, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Face to face with De Gaulle”
15 Jun 2017
“Historical”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Calais, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent and imposing, larger than life, co-joined statues of President and Madame De Gaulle. Symbolic in that most of this part of town was destroyed in WW2.

Thank Zog666
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A very good likeness of Charles De Gaulle, from a distance in twilight it could look like a couple out for a walk.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Two very good statues in the square. The street and square full of cafes and restaurants, to people watch.

Thank 607Rossygirl
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Visited here in February, nice sunny day but chilly. Statues are pretty discreet but are close to a lovely water feature (a scaled down version of the one I saw in Bordeaux) The jets of water go up and down so there is the temptation...More

Thank kdw72
Reviewed 9 February 2017

A good piece of sculpture, The lack of a plinth makes this a less grand structure, making the couple part of the town

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Came across this on an evening stroll. Quite impressive. Got a picture with the wife holding his right hand.

Thank donsimone
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The Place d’Armes in the central part of the old town of Calais used to be a bare and insignificant space. In recent years it has been developed with a hall used for events at one end and at the other a street fountain set...More

Thank bill_a_graham
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We came across the memorial by chance while walking through the market square, Unremarkable but interesting.

Thank Margaret E
Reviewed 5 March 2016

we first saw this monument last December, set in the Place D'Armes near the Watchtower....What a good idea we thought.....heard later that it had been attacked by vandals...unfortunately there are selfish idiots everywhere. I admired him and am pleased the city fathers commemorated him and...More

Thank delilah5
Reviewed 13 February 2016

This statue is really nice. Just two people who look very happy. Nice work of the artist. In the neighbourhood are fountains. Nice in summer.

Thank stevenenhilde
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