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The Spirit of Detroit

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Address: Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-3473

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The Spirit of Detroit is easily accessible for travelers and should be seen by all that come to Detroit for a visit. It is a symbol of the city and represents what Detroit is, a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jonathan D
Guelph, Canada
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Guelph, Canada
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Spirit of Detroit is easily accessible for travelers and should be seen by all that come to Detroit for a visit. It is a symbol of the city and represents what Detroit is, a good old fashion hard working city built on strong values. A great icon of an amazing city.

Thank Jonathan D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

definitely something to see when you're in town. located right in the heart of downtown-love when they put local team jerseys on during playoffs!

Thank robertacX8520ZT
Clinton Township
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98 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Spirit of Detroit is a must see if you are new to the area or visiting. You will see the giant Red Wings Jersey if you are lucky during the season. Highly recommend stopping to check it out.

Thank stephaniek269
Austin, Texas
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49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2017

If you are on a quest for photos of things that just seem like "Detroit", then this is one to get. You can get here and the Joe Louis Monument by looking left and right while standing in Hart Plaza. Downtown has a wealth of noteworthy treasures like this

Thank HkyLvr
Kelowna, Canada
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Glad that we took the time to walk around and see this statue in person. Mike Illitch had passed away the weekend we were in Detroit, and little monuments had popped up all around Detroit, including on this statue. Really cool piece of art!

Thank JGLjen
Detroit, Michigan
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 21, 2017

I have seen this statue most of my life. Great place for out of town guest to visit. Sometimes they will make a big sports jersey for it if one of the Detroit teams gets into the playoffs.

Thank ReneeB4455
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2017

So beautifully doe, surrounded by a beautiful building. Great to walk by in our travels. I loved the Greek feel to this statue and it's representation of Industry in Detroit.

Thank envisagestar
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3 reviews
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Worth the walk by for sure! Taking a picture in hockey town while he's wearing the giant jersey is pretty awesome

Thank Elizabeth H
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

This statue stands as a symbol of Detroit! Detroiters love it! It is often decorated with sports jerseys, etc...., to celebrate the city's events. The statue stands in front of the Municipal complex and is free to view.

Thank Sandra H
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

The Spirit of Detroit is very attractive and takes on the spirit of what's happening in the city of Detroit. Great place to stop and get photos.

Thank Vetskidog

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