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World Peace Memorial

Rue du Commandant Kieffer, Grandcamp-Maisy, France
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Nice sentiment, horrible execution

The city suffered a lot during the war and it is entirely reasonable that they wish to erect a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bebsaurus_13
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Paris, France
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This looks completely out of place set alongside the road that has seen so much recent fighting. I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mike d
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
3 weeks ago
“Another cool memorial”
May 23, 2018
“Impressive memorial”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Rue du Commandant Kieffer, Grandcamp-Maisy, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The city suffered a lot during the war and it is entirely reasonable that they wish to erect a memorial. Why on earth they commissioned this is a mystery. The statue is ugly, big, completely out of step with its surroundings and doesn't evoke memory,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This looks completely out of place set alongside the road that has seen so much recent fighting. I get that it is a statue of peace and is inspiring better for the future but in this part of France, peace is restored. Perhaps it would...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I visit a place, I want to see it all. This attraction is a no brainer in that you’ll want to see it and visit it. However, it won’t take very long to view it which will leave you plenty of time to find...More

Thank Daniel A
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is a hearthwarming piece of art. You can see different reflections as you move around this memorial.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We were not aware of this memorial but once seen never forgotten. Amazing piece of sculpture set in lovely gardens

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

This Memorial is very well done and a bit out of the normal for the area but it does reflect a sense of respect we need to give those who served.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Located towards the eastern end of Grandcamp Maisy, this monster cannot be missed by anybody traveling the coast road. It's brash, it's shiny, it's huge, it's totally inappropriate, it's unbelievable that the Chinese could fob it off on the French!

Thank don m
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

A large statue which is stunning to look at. Worth a visit to see this reminder that peace is needed throughout the world

Thank helenjanine
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

We were able to see a memorial service here during the Normandy commemoration, which was so touching. They had bagpipes and a beautiful tribute. I would highly recommend seeing it.

Thank Krista_B8
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

On a roundabout at the entrance to the town. spectacular modern piece, worth stopping for a while to see.

Thank RobertFGCarter
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