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Brunurupucis (The Turtle)

Street Tirgonu | Majori, Jurmala 2015, Latvia
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Nice sculpture

Our daughters really liked this lovely turtle. A bit crowdy Because a lot of people want to take a... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Riga Region, Latvia
A symbol of prosperity.

We visited with a group and had great fun taking photo's of this surprisingly large sculpture which... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
York, United Kingdom
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The most photographed object in Jurmala. Turtle sculpture symbolises long prosperity. Sculptor - J. Barda, 1995
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Street Tirgonu | Majori, Jurmala 2015, Latvia
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Our daughters really liked this lovely turtle. A bit crowdy Because a lot of people want to take a picture of it.

Thank ainanemiro
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We visited with a group and had great fun taking photo's of this surprisingly large sculpture which is situated near the Baltic Beach Hotel. Main conversation, in addition to how lovely he is, was "But isn't it actually a tortoise?"... discuss?!

Thank incite_wanderlust
Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you take the train to Jurmala go as far as the Majori stop and walk the 3-4 blocks through the residential area toward the beach. The Turtle overlooks the beach in front of the Baltic Beach Hotel. Great place to take a picture, kids...More

Thank irinalapin
Reviewed 8 October 2017

You can't leave Majori if you don't have a picture with this turtle! Kids will love this. For big groups - make a line to get better shoots!

Thank Zelma E
Reviewed 14 September 2017

It is quite a surprise to see it suddenly if you don't know about it in advance. Especially near the Baltic sea:) But it is fun, people likes it and it makes them smile. It was very cute to meet some young girls (suppose from...More

Thank Viktorija0930
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

If you made it all the way down to the beach, it's customary to take pictures with this giant turtle located at the bottom of Baltic beach hotel

Thank rollite
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This sculpture is located next to the Baltic beach hotel and is really loved by the visitors. It symbolizes prosperity, so don't miss it ;)

Thank Liu S
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I know - it is just a turtle! But we visited with our kids and spent a happy few minutes playing around it. The turtle is a striking design and stands looking over the beach towards the sea. So it makes a perfect icon for...More

Thank Ian Terence P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

If you are near or you dont have anything to do go take some photos with the turtle :) We got some nice looking pictures and i think that kids might like it. And its next to a great looking hotel that is a nice...More

Thank Mika J
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

...it is a turtle. Take a picture with it. But don't hold your breath. It is just a turtle statue. Nothing spectacular.

Thank Jouni K
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