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It is a must visit.

A massive piece of sculpture from Tomie Ohtake, celebrating the 100 years mark of the Japanese... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Toronto, Canada
Nice Park

The sculpture is interesting and it is seating in a small park at the end of Santos, close to São... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
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7 Mar 2018
“It is a must visit.”
13 Dec 2017
“Nice Park”
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

A massive piece of sculpture from Tomie Ohtake, celebrating the 100 years mark of the Japanese community immigrating to Brazil. If I am not mistaken the sculpture was settle on February 12, 2008. It is already 110 years since the first ship vessel arrived in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Beto6226
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

The sculpture is interesting and it is seating in a small park at the end of Santos, close to São Vicente. The park offers a skateboard rink for kids and also classes for the young, such as surfing.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank 957elianes
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Ms. Otahke, one of the most prominent Brazilian artist, created this masterpiece that resembles a giant dragon lurching towards the Atlantic ocean. Around it a park where a crowd of mothers with their babies, beachgoers, businessmen and surfers hustle in perfect harmony.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank RGozzoli
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This sculpture's location right next to the ocean is stunning. This is a stop to make for a picture showing you have been to Santos. While walking out to view this landmark up close I was surprised by the police presence. I never felt I...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Only go if you like the photos, because nothing really to see than what you see in the photos, don't plan to go here waiting for a big attraction

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Billy_louco
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The monument of Tomie Ohtake is the border between Sao Vicente and Santos and is located in the bay of Santos beach. It was built to remember about the Japanese immigrants who came to Brasil. The place is very clean and probably also one of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a monument opened to the public in 2008 - by the emperor Hiroito - to celebrate the 100 years of Japanese immigration to Brazil. The first immigrants entered the country through the seaport of Santos. The sculpture is monumental: steel, painted red, will...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank MariR832
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The statue signifies Santos to me, you cannot miss it from anywhere on the beach. When the tide is high the waves make a strange noise under the monument. Besides the statue there is a heliport where the military police lands. There is also a...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank 615sybilla
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Walking along the beach front you cannot miss the sculpture. Seems a strangle place, but it fits with the atmosphere. Neat to see.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank jcwbesq
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The monument was created by Tomie Ohtake born in Kyoto and who immigrated to Brazil in 1936. The monument was opened to public in 2008 by emperor Hirito to celebrate the 100 years of Japanese immigration. Its 15m high, 20 m long and 2 m...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Niels-Fernanda
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