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Nice landmark

I have walked past this sculpture many times and never really paid any interest in it but I stopped... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2015
Jordanovichy
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Not Spectacular, But Commemorating A Very Important Event

This sculpture was erected in 1980 and is somewhat dominated by the nearby stone walls. However, it... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2015
bsandrs
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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25 May 2015
“Nice landmark”
21 Apr 2015
“Not Spectacular, But Commemorating A Very Important Event”
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Broad Street | Located on the walkway by the sea wall near the Square Tower, Portsmouth PO1 2JE, England
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Reviewed 25 May 2015

I have walked past this sculpture many times and never really paid any interest in it but I stopped to have a proper look at it in mid-May 2015. It's a nice sculpture commemorating the 1787 sailing of the first fleet to Australia.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

This sculpture was erected in 1980 and is somewhat dominated by the nearby stone walls. However, it does link to a significant event, the First Fleet that sailed to Australia. It is particularly apt therefore that there is a companion sculpture in Sydney which can...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2015

Portsmouth and Sydney have one each and if you are lucky enough to see both, then bonza! The memorial commemorates the 1787 sailing of the first fleet to Australia. It is a nice little feature behind the sea walls in Old Portsmouth. The one in...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Swedishtomcat
Reviewed 23 March 2015

A single monument commenorating the sailing from Spithead on 13th May 1787 of the first fleet conveying settlers to Australia. A great Nation was born. It was unveiled by HM The Queen on 11th July 1980. The granite was quarried in New South Wales, Australia...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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