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Statue of King Decebalus

| The Danube's Rocky Bank, Orsova, Romania
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  • Average7%
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| The Danube's Rocky Bank, Orsova, Romania
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are travelling upstream as we are headed towards Belgrade. There is a vista point pull over so you can see the face. Since, we are on the Serbian side, across the Danube river, it is hard to judge the size of this statue.

Thank 427BeatleBob
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

It's amazing to see the scale of it! It's too bad they could not fully complete it but it is wonderful to behold

Thank Vianney L
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

It was worth stopping and taking in the beauty of the statue facing the Danube. The Romsilva guide was very nice and told us its story and the meaning of the Latin words beneath it. The artist, Dragan, never finished it because of his untimely...More

Thank Carmen D
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Impresive view! It must be seen at least once in a lifetime. The trip with the boat is also exciting!

Thank Raluca N
Reviewed 23 August 2017

At first sight the statue looks very impressive. But a better look shows that it was not made in honour to King Decebal, but to some Dragan who had much more money than the sense of art and history.

Thank Soccca
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The opportunity to see the Statue of King Decebalus must not be missed. We had a great boat trip from Orsova on the Danube.

Thank Adrian Iulian T
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I recommend you to buy a boat tour near the statue ! You are going to be closer to the statue and you can take good photos that you are going to remember the whole life !

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful sculpture of Decebal. Impressive for the first time. Easily accessible by the bridge or trail or boat ride. Recommended

Thank Sabinacri
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This sculpture is a must see if you arrive in this part of Romania. It is indeed a big sculpture and very imposing. Highly recommend to book a boat tour to see it.

Thank Cristina S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Romania's answer to Mount Rushmore. This huge statue was literally dynamited out of the rock face overlooking the river Danube at the Iron Gates. It is 42.9 m in height and 31.6 m wide. It took twelve sculptors 10 years to complete between 1994 and...More

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