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A massive piece of sculpture from Tomie Ohtake, celebrating the 100 years mark of the Japanese community immigrating to Brazil. If I am not mistaken the sculpture was settle on February 12, 2008. It is already 110 years since the first ship vessel arrived in...More
Ms. Otahke, one of the most prominent Brazilian artist, created this masterpiece that resembles a giant dragon lurching towards the Atlantic ocean. Around it a park where a crowd of mothers with their babies, beachgoers, businessmen and surfers hustle in perfect harmony.
This sculpture's location right next to the ocean is stunning.
This is a stop to make for a picture showing you have been to Santos.
While walking out to view this landmark up close I was surprised by the police presence. I never felt I...More
The monument of Tomie Ohtake is the border between Sao Vicente and Santos and is located in the bay of Santos beach. It was built to remember about the Japanese immigrants who came to Brasil.
The place is very clean and probably also one of...More
This is a monument opened to the public in 2008 - by the emperor Hiroito - to celebrate the 100 years of Japanese immigration to Brazil. The first immigrants entered the country through the seaport of Santos. The sculpture is monumental: steel, painted red, will...More
The statue signifies Santos to me, you cannot miss it from anywhere on the beach. When the tide is high the waves make a strange noise under the monument.
Besides the statue there is a heliport where the military police lands. There is also a...More
The monument was created by Tomie Ohtake born in Kyoto and who immigrated to Brazil in 1936. The monument was opened to public in 2008 by emperor Hirito to celebrate the 100 years of Japanese immigration. Its 15m high, 20 m long and 2 m...More