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The Statue of Cervantes

The Old Harbour, Naupactus 303 00, Greece
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Very beautiful piece of art.

Something that I didn't know, was that Cervantes fought in the battleship, that took place in... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
sotirispap2015
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Athens, Greece
Impressive, quant port.

This is a Venetian period, walled port. Small cafes, restaurants, really not that touristy. Maybe... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
ronnie1861
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Israel
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“old port” (4 reviews)
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The Old Harbour, Naupactus 303 00, Greece
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Something that I didn't know, was that Cervantes fought in the battleship, that took place in Nafpaktos in 1571 ( the European forces against Turkey ) and got injured. The statue is places in a good place.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This is a Venetian period, walled port. Small cafes, restaurants, really not that touristy. Maybe I'm missing something or perhaps misunderstood, but I can't figure out the Cervantes connection. Nice statue. The itinerary

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The statue is locked in the old port. I don't think it is that significant. I like the location and the surrounding property. That is what is charming and interesting. The statue is just there.

Thank Ramadama
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

There were sea fortifications here, now a park, resembling the Spanish fortifications to be found in Florida, specifically St. Augustine. Most unexpected, there was a statue of Cervartes, author of Don Quixote. During the Sea Battle of Lepanto, he served as a Spainish Marine (Naval...More

Thank Patrick S
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

The statue is located on a port with a beautiful view. The statue itself only takes a moment to look at, but you can walk around, take photos, and eat there to spend more time. It doesn't cost anything as it is simply a statue...More

Thank DalesM921
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

It's nice and everything, but is a statue really an atraction? The surrounding is more important. The writings that explain the history of the place, not just the statue. Are we missing something?

Thank bahrawia
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

The statue of Cervantes and the monuments that commemorate the Battle of Lepanto, are located within the small port harbor in Naupactus. We happened to stop there while there was a rehearsal of an evening drama and production play with a several metre tall puppet...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2015

Umm, it's a statue. It's in nice shape and the area is well maintained. There are several caffeine's nearby and you can sit outside near the marina as well.

Thank SloopJohnB99
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

Standing in the tiny, lovely port - it is still just a statue, and not even sure how it rates as an attraction. So, Cervantes (author of Don Quixote) was here...

Thank Ellen G
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

The statue is located by the harbor... And is one of several monuments located by the harbor and memorials worthy of a look!

Thank Angela H
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