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Lady Godiva Statue

Broadgate, Coventry, England
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Pride of place

Fittingly located in the centre of town, Lady Godiva's statue stands proud reminding everyone of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Trevor W
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Sydney, Australia
It is amazing. I liked it

the statue is fine but it is not the statue that I liked, it is the area where the statue is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hamohd70
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Manama, Bahrain
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“peeping tom” (75 reviews)
“city centre” (32 reviews)
“clock strikes” (7 reviews)
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Broadgate, Coventry, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fittingly located in the centre of town, Lady Godiva's statue stands proud reminding everyone of her heroic deed when she rode naked through the town to warn everyone of impending danger.

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the statue is fine but it is not the statue that I liked, it is the area where the statue is placed. it is rigt in the city center. everything is around you. the area is live, beautiful, lots of restaurants, cafes, the cathedral and...More

Thank hamohd70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haven't been to Broadgate for some time. Yes it's pleasing the Lady Godiva Statue is no longer under the hideous canopy but it's still in front of Cathedral Lanes a shopping centre that unforgivably blocked out the finest views of the Old & New Cathedrals...More

Thank Wellitsmytake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shows one of the iconic legends of Coventry. People should also visit statue in St Mary's Guildhall close by for another version of the legend.

Thank neith2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately the Peeping Tom which overlooks the statue is out of order. He should come out hourly for a sneaky look. He is the favourite for all the kids so the council need to get it repaired

Thank ME&ERR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The statue of Lady Godiva has been in Broadgate since 1949 once facing Peeping Tom but turned 90 degrees in 1990. She was always a meeting point in my teen years in the 1960s and still a good point to meet today. If only she...More

Thank covcat70
Reviewed 9 September 2017

A well kept statue of Lady Godiva in City Centre Not somewhere I would go far to see but significant to Coventry

Thank P9920XKjohnm
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The statue is in the midst of the hustle and bustle of it all. While you can argue over the veracity of its myth, it's a great marker and meeting point.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I remember this statue when it was the centre of Broadgate. Then, of course it was on a traffic island but it still had some presence. Now it lags the dignity of old. It's still a beautiful interpretation of the Leofric legend.

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Set in the middle of Broadgate this imposing statue is an iconic image of Coventry.Peeping Tom comes out to ogle on the hour.

Thank Richard S
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