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Full-Day Maubara and Liquica Tour from Dili
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1 week ago
“Stature of a Pope”
1 week ago
“They love their statues”
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Dili, East Timor
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are on a tour and going past, then drop in and have a look. But do not go out of your way to visit this stature. Saying this the stature does have significant meaning to the Timor-Leste people.

1  Thank dihack
Reviewed 1 week ago

THis lifelike statue of he pope is remarkable well made. it's looks really life like. The views from the hill are good but do arrange transportation. It's alo intresting to visit the nearby lake and villages

Thank zimof1
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The magnificent statue of the pope created by a local artist in 2007. A sight not to be missed and the hill top offers a great view of the city and the ocean. Looking at the pope bring mighty reverence of the power of the...More

Thank Richaard W
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The people of Timor-Leste are very proud that the pope had visited their country and are proud of this statue. I couldn't quite see the likeness of JP2 but I got the importance. The view is very nice.

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

with the most amazing scenery around it are increasingly making religious atmosphere here and the more interesting of all living arrangement and treatment nuances of religious tourism here very much and this is one of them I took pride in seeing his

Thank caturedy614
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Tasitolu (Three Seas) are three large, very shallow lakes joined together. Birdlife is starting to reestablish itself, but urban encroachment is also happening. It is largely a place to go through, although monuments built to celebrate the visit of Pope John Paul II are worth...More

Thank Bob Q
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Lovely view, and interesting sculpture to thank the Pope for helping Timor towards independence from Indonesia.Placenta tree an amazing sight!

Thank LBE71
Reviewed 23 May 2016

While it is dusty it keeps things pretty really and I actually saw some pelicans - was really interesting

1  Thank Darwintlyover21
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Nice place to see and know more about the faith and believes of the island people, the pope was there

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Well worth a visit, this is a really good likeness. The view is very good, although you need to go for a walk through the trees to get a photo. Also good views on the way up and down.

Thank Terry T
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