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This sculpture isn't the best design in the world, but it made us all smile as we walked along the... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Kerry P
So cute, childlike & fun welcome to Barcelona port area

This smiling shrimp isn't designed well, it looks like a larger version of a kid's plasticine or... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
BarbieMegaTraveller
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Passeig de Colom, Barcelona, Spain
Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

This sculpture isn't the best design in the world, but it made us all smile as we walked along the port. Great to visit if you're in the area but don't go out of your way.

Thank Kerry P
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

This smiling shrimp isn't designed well, it looks like a larger version of a kid's plasticine or playdo sculpture but it isn't supposed to be serious so enjoy it for what it is. It's a nice welcome to the port area, it's cute and makes...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Right on way from Via Laietana to the beach you can find this huge shrimp/lobster. It looks like he has fun and is always surrounded by People taking Selfies with him.

Thank Verena S
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I thought it was a lobster, bit I am no crustaceans specialist. If you happen to see it, look up. Not a main focus in Barcelona.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A Shrimp Huh? Well, I thought it was fun when I thought it was a lobster, but its not a very good shrimp.

Thank Robert F
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

They call this the smiling shrimp, but I think like a lot of others it is more like a lobster. Very interesting statue/artwork like there is much of in Barcelona. We saw it on one of our walks.

Thank turoar
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Nice piece of art by Javier Mariscal. You'll find it if you take a walk on Passeig de Colom, not far from Placa d'Antonio Lopez

Thank h31157r0m
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

This sculpture, titled "The Shrimp" looks more like a lobster to me. Anyway we came across this sculpture as we walked on the pedestrian only, Mall de las Frusta, on the waterfront near the Passeig de Colom not far from the port entry. It was...More

Thank sentellr
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

You'll find it if you take a walk on Passeig de Colom,not very far from Columbus monument.A big,strange lobster,with a smiling face.

Thank zuv
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Barcelona has many modern art sculptures. "La Gamba" - The Shrimp - is of of them. It is a funny and beautful sculpture. I think, that the sculpture is more similar to a lobster. But, you know: We have artistic freedom. La Gamba is designed...More

Thank LN1946
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