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Tuna Harbor Park, G St and N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Great stop to see this, and the memorial to Bob Hope. Great place to take pictures of the Midway....and the Midway is a great place to take a picture of the Unconditional Surrender from a different angle.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank X1487QMcarole
Reviewed 17 October 2018

This replica of the famous WWII Photo taken in Times Square at the end of WWII is REALLY cool to see! It's next to the USS Midway Museum & the 25 foot statue doesn't fail to impress!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Great place to make memories. My first time here was back in 2015 during the night. Beautiful view of the city. I took my first picture with my boyfriend here. He caught me by surprise and asked a random person to take a picture of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JOSD04
Reviewed 13 October 2018

VJ Day Icon in the shadow of the USS Midway. Happened on this on accident while walking to the Fish Market (you should go there). Visually stunning and for anyone who values history, a true treat. Pleasant surprise. Not far from Midway or any of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sean D
Reviewed 13 October 2018

You shouldn't miss this if you're visiting the harbor just behind the Midway museum. What makes it great isn't just what emotion it invokes when you stare at it (thinking about the reality of WW2) but also the present environment around it - blue skies,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rich G
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We live in Sarasota Florida and have the identical statue there. I’m not sure if it’s controversial here, but it sure is in Sarasota. Every year or two a discussion breaks out over whether it should be removed. It still stands just as it does...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 10 October 2018

WE have all seen the photo, but it is simply awesome to stand in front of this monument, so life like. Loved it! A MUST-SEE!!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Gabriele C
Reviewed 6 October 2018

the Bob Hope statue plaza was a hidden gem. great to see history frozen in time for younger generation to understand times have changed yet people are still the same, we all laugh and cry together.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 224dumas
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The iconic picture of WWII victory is live in a statute next to USS Midway, great spot for a picture with a love one or significant other.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ram p
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is on the pier on the water front in down town San Diego. It is HUGE like you feel like an ant under it, but what a neat photo op.. Must go see this.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda M
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29 January 2017|
Response from 565christik | Reviewed this property |
55 Tuna Ln, San Diego, CA 92132 It's by the USS Midway Museum
1 August 2016|
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Response from Nicole W | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee. There's a grassy spot and lots of people, I don't see why you couldn't bring your dog as long as it's on a leash.