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Mennesket ved havet

Saedding Strand, Esbjerg 6710, Denmark
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So very intriguing, so very cold.

If you happen to visit Esbjerg, a beautiful little city in the coastal part of Denmark, definitely... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kristina K
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
What a view to Fanø and over the waters to the North Sea

The beach where 'Mennesker ved havet' are placed has an extremely good view to Fanø and over the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ingelise Nygaar... J
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San Juan de Alicante, Spain
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  • Poor3%
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Saedding Strand, Esbjerg 6710, Denmark
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you happen to visit Esbjerg, a beautiful little city in the coastal part of Denmark, definitely pay a visit to Man Meets the Sea, just a short drive from the centre. They are four massive white concrete men sculptures, calmly sitting down, gazing at...More

Thank Kristina K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach where 'Mennesker ved havet' are placed has an extremely good view to Fanø and over the exit towards the North Sea. The beach is wonderful to take a walk or to explore the water and what is in the water. We went to...More

Thank Ingelise Nygaar... J
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

If you fancy a walk along the coastline to Ho Bugt (Wadden Sea area) with a great view to Fanø and Esbjerg harbour - then a walk starting at the "four white men at the sea" may very well be something for you. Take your...More

Thank sorenKL015
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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Very tall sculptures af White men sitting looking out in the horisont. They are placed right by the Beach in a Beautiful area with small dunes and you Can follow a small path both in the direktion of the harbour or further up along the...More

Thank Charlotte R
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

Stopped here on a very stormy day - which made it quite atmospheric but wet. Easy car parking (free) and handy if visiting the Fishing museum. Nice view out to sea - with docks to one side. The size of the seated men is quite...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

A very impressive feature even on a dull day like yesterday. Well worth the 3.8km stroll from my downtown hotel.

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Reviewed October 27, 2017

The sight of four huge sculptures of men looking out to the sea makes the beholder stand in awe, and left with an unexplainable feeling of timelessness. The sculptor Svend Wiig Hansen has left a lasting legacy to the city of Esbjerg. Do not miss...More

Thank Gloria A
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Do not miss the monumental sculpture at this site inaugurated in celebration of the town of Esbjergs 100 year’s anniversary.

Thank Gunnar G
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

Certainly worth a visit - just across the road from the Fisheries and Maritime Museum, which is also a must see!

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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Along the beach a few km north of Esbjerg stands this monumental, engaging sculpture. Went there on a windy evening with three kids, who spontaneously made it part of their hide-and-seek games. They made use of, and related to, the figures and the surrounding beach...More

Thank maxg494
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