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I like it and when I stand there I felt I was in Scotland again and was thinking about the... read more

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kmittag
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One of the few interesting Statues in Dunedin

Visited on Monday 30th April. Well worth stopping to have a look at as you pass through The Octagon.

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Michael-4551
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Caloundra, Australia
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Visited on Monday 30th April. Well worth stopping to have a look at as you pass through The Octagon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This statue stands at the top of the Octagon and is a reminder of the Scottish heritage of Dunedin. Robert Burns' nephew was one of the founding fathers of this city.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like it and when I stand there I felt I was in Scotland again and was thinking about the beautiful country there but Scotland is far far away

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Poor Robert Burns has been at the bum end of seagulls for over a century. Great monument to Scottish heritage in the city, and well placed in the Octagon.

Thank KiwiKea
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This statue is vey easy to find. It is in the middle of the Octagon. It is a nice statue and symbol of Scotland lineage of Dunedin.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Visited on Monday 30th April. Well worth stopping to have a look at as you pass through The Octagon.

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Nice statue at the edge of the Octagon symbolising the scottish heritage of Dunedin. Great central location for the staue

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

While strolling around the Octagon we came across the statue of Robbie Burns. Good photo opportunity and a reminder of Dunedin’s Scottish roots. Even though Robbie never set foot in New Zealand.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Not a statue you would go out of your way to visit, but still nice to see and take a photo of. This said and being totally blunt, I would have thought that there would be a better choice of subject to represent Dunedin and...More

Thank crosis
Reviewed 27 April 2018

It's well worth a quick look when in the centree of Dunedin. but why is he here? Robert Burns never set foot in tghe place - t was his nephew (not his uncle, despite what other reviews say) the Rev Thomas Burns whom was one...More

Thank ChrisJS51
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We were in Dunedin on a cold and windy day and were in the Octagon for lunch, while there we saw the Robbie Burns statue, it is certainly worth a walk past.

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