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Paul Bunyan Statue

519 Main St., Bangor, ME, Bangor, ME 04401-6846
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Should be Sold to Santa Claus Village

It is a ridiculous character that makes our home town look like a something from an amusement park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ajs5050
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Hampden, Maine
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Must stop by when in Bangor

Unique tourist attraction worth the photo opportunity with your family. Located across the street... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Nebraska_Traveler56
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Nebraska
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This mighty 31-foot statue of the "great tree-biter" towers over the landscape in Bangor's Bass Park.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average28%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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519 Main St., Bangor, ME, Bangor, ME 04401-6846
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a ridiculous character that makes our home town look like a something from an amusement park enjoyed by preschoolers. The sooner it could be sent away to a more fitting place the better.

Thank ajs5050
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Unique tourist attraction worth the photo opportunity with your family. Located across the street from the Hollywood Casino.

Thank Nebraska_Traveler56
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Across the street from the casino in Bangor, I am from Minnesota so i guess not impressed with this Paul Bunyan, he was big and well kept but ours is better!!

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I've seen this years ago. It's not beautiful, like many statues are, but it is cheesy and something you'd expect to see in a Top Things to See in Maine Tourist brochure. Maybe something you'd do in the 50' or 60's - drive in the...More

Thank Twokidsonedog
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very interesting statute and didn't realize there was a statute of Paul Bunyon, Shopping was fantastic and getting around a new city was not too stressful.

Thank Sami0072
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Paul is 31' tall and looks like a friendly guy! Not much to do but look at him and take some photos but we thought it was a fun stop.

Thank Morris N
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Just a big statue. You can grab some food from nearby subway and munch sitting in benches nearby and go have a walk downtown

Thank bhavana h
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Imposing structure with childlike attraction. Not much more to say about this really. The supposed history is mildly interesting.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

For best view, go to top of the Casino Parking Lot. Worth stopping to see. I was kinda hoping to see it come alive..... but no such luck ;)

Thank Johnny B
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The 30 + feet staute is intself the attraction. Since it was pouring heavy on that day in Bangor, we couldn't get off the car. But the statue is no different from what is seen in the pictures, though in reality it looks a bit...More

Thank Raghuraman C
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