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Mussel gathering monument

The three women are deep into the act of harvesting these delicacies from the sea. Wearing long... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
on_the_go_98765
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Great little statue

In the centre of town this shows what Honfleur is all about. It shows the collecting of the sea... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
SmilerP
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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place de la Porte de Rouen, 14600, Honfleur, France
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

The three women are deep into the act of harvesting these delicacies from the sea. Wearing long dresses, how could they not be drenching wet? The ladies are situated in a basin located in a large traffic circle; there are some pretty landsaping and street...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

In the centre of town this shows what Honfleur is all about. It shows the collecting of the sea food that one can still enjoy in the restaurants in the town.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SmilerP
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The statues of Les Moulieres and it’s history reflect one of the historical roles women played in this town. I can’t imagine digging out mussels from the mud day in day out and then dragging 10 kg+ sacks back to sell. That they continued until...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

A very interesting statue and a great entrance to the village. It's on a roundabout so you get a full view no matter which way you are coming from.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Came across this by accident and judging by the crowds around it, we, as they thoroughly found this location in Honfleur in many ways just what was expected

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Like any French town , village and city the respectful memory of the grave soldiers is remembered by keeping the place with the names . This place also keeps the memory alive and show the respect by displaying the names of soldiers . A fine...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely meeting point and nice for pictures. The children sat here with their ice creams. Very nice, have camera ready .

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank annL1984
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We were very lucky to share a Mercedes van with 3 other couples outside the cruise ship in Le Havre. For 25 € each the van driver took us to Honfleur. He dropped us at the monument and picked us up 3 hours later. The...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank CAwinediva
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Sculptures can add a different dimension to a town, village or setting, and this one sits very comfortably with the style and history of this beautiful harbour town. Pause. Observe. Take a photograph. Enjoy!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 318barriel
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