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It is not often you can get up close and touch a great work of art. Well you can here. Beautiful... read more

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Peter E
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York, United Kingdom
Nice statue

The story of the Burghers of Calais is well worth reading up on, brave men who stood against... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
KevinSadler2364
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not often you can get up close and touch a great work of art. Well you can here. Beautiful and tactile.

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Make no mistake, this is a true masterpiece places in one of the nicer spots in town. This is as pretty as it gets in Calais. However, unless you are a die-hard Rodin admirer of have time to kill in Calais, the sole visit to...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

The story of the Burghers of Calais is well worth reading up on, brave men who stood against overwhelming odds. The statue is a great testament to those brave men

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 10 September 2018

An impressive sculpture that enhances the Hotel de Ville, set in wonderful flowered borders. A visit to the hotel de Ville is also a must

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Outside the town hall in Calais if you like his work this is one of his greatest works .I am a great fan but worth a short visit

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Back in 1976, along with some fellow students on a trip to London, we took a mold from one of the faces of the sister statue to this one outside the Houses of Parliament. I still have one of the five plaster casts we made...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This work is just superb . The worry of trying to be municipal leaders is all over their faces . Fantastic to have such a work of art in public space

Thank Dianne S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you are visiting Calais,then Rodin’s famous ‘6 Burghers of Calais’is a must see.The sculpture looks imposing and majestic located in front of the Town Hall/Belfry of Calais. Looks equally good from up close and afar.Great for posing and taking group pics here or solo...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Just outside The Town Council Room in the Town Hall is a plaque in French and English with a moving account (it would be nice if it were better lighted): The stained glass windows represent the coats of arms of Calais notables. The painting located...More

Thank MauriceJB
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful to see this work in the city whose citizens it represents. The position in front of the Town Hall is perfect, and you can see it from 360 degrees. A must.

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