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In an open square, but looks a bit out of place

Walking around Lagos I came across this open square (where the tourist office was) and in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Looie1954
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Harlow, United Kingdom
A gathering point, and where street artists and performers work.

A busy part of the shopping area, where you cross the road to the marina and the market stalls. If... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Martin W
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County Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Walking around Lagos I came across this open square (where the tourist office was) and in the middle was this statue... looked a bit out of place to be honest, but it's there for a reason so take it at it's face value and enjoy...More

Thank Looie1954
Reviewed 5 days ago

A busy part of the shopping area, where you cross the road to the marina and the market stalls. If parking near here, make sure you buy a ticket, as the wardens are around all the time.

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seems a bit out of place to have a modern art sculpture in the old town square but somehow it works and if nothing else it is an attention grabber.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You cannot miss this odd statue of the unfortunate King Sebastian, who reigned for just over a year, before being killed in an ill-planned crusade to Morocco. He was childless, so his death also ended the Aviz dynasty of Portuguese monarchs. You wanted the brief...More

Thank DottoreGianni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent an hour or two most days in this atmospheric town square. Restaurants and shops all around. Good food in the restaurants with street musicians providing entertainment.

Thank graaham501davies
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A landmark of "fantasy" located in the central square of Lagos .... an ideal location to meet. Lots of coffee shops in the vicinity, and the towns shopping centre

Thank Bernard R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This statue represents the lost King Dom Sebastião, a portuguese king that desapeared in africa centurys ago. Its the vision of a local sculptor (later famous) called José Cutileiro, done in the period he lived in Lagos (near Parque das Freiras). If art must provoque...More

1  Thank Joao Pedro J
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Upon viewing the statue the first time my family concluded 1. The sculptor had to be related to the patron or city official funding it or 2. Hard drugs are more of a problem here than we imagined. Our individual comments ranged from "huh" to...More

Thank Mackinva
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This statue is an acquired taste. At first I thought it was a woman and reminded me of Joan of Arc. The stone is well sculpted but the overall effect is a bit odd. Everyone to their own taste!

Thank valtmar
Reviewed 22 March 2017

If you go to the cental plaza in old town yo will see it.Everytime you walk through the plaza you will see it. . I would not go out of your way to see it.

Thank Sailor5748
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