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Statue of San Carlone

Piazzale San Carlo, Arona, Italy
+39 0322 249669
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Tour of Lake Maggiore and Orta san Giulio from Arona
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Piazzale San Carlo, Arona, Italy
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+39 0322 249669
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Reviewed 1 week ago

largest bronze sculpture we have ever seen of a local hero Stairs inside to climb for superb views adds to your visiting experience

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another one of those attractions you may miss out on (if you can miss a giant statue) unless you know its there. Once you know where it is you will be amazed how conspicuous it is. Amazing construction and a fantastic view if you are...More

Thank GaryHadleigh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The statue is situated on a hill a couple of km outside the main town of Arona, there's plenty of parking (50c per hour which should be sufficient for your visit), tourist tat stalls at entrance and bar/cafe opposite overlooking the lake. A joint gardens/statue...More

1  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit on the outskirts of Arona. Impressive and massive statue of San Carlo. Not to be missed

Thank domtomnet
Reviewed 25 April 2017

He was born at the Rocca, either on my way or on the return I see him. He stands so very tall looking over the lake. He sees over the wonderful church on his left and the school on his right.

Thank M C
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We have climbed the statue all the way up to his head along a ladder. Fairly narrow and for some people it might be better to not go this last mile and rather buy entry ticket up to the terrace, where the view on the...More

Thank 123Roelof
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Well worth the walk up here although at some points I did wonder "how much further?!" But once up to the top the statue is so much larger than I expected. I had seen it from the lake and knew it would be impressive but...More

Thank Shef123
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Unfortunatly the gates were closed when we arrived saturday at 17:30 so check opening hours. But we could still admire it, and take photos from the closed gates, along with all the other late tourists. There is also an entrance fee, and ample parking.

Thank PaulMountains
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This place will remind you of the Statue of Liberty experience but in a smaller scale great Statue with fantastic views all around you

Thank Martino B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

On the top of San Carlo hill, near Arona, you can see one of the best statue in the world. The project on which it was designed was the basic for the Liberty statue now in New York

Thank Giorgio B
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