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Central Park

230 S Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91204-1310
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Sometimes a statue is not just a statue

You'll see flowers and groups of people in front of this statue almost every day. It's statue... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Mike M
An untold story displayed in a simple way

This is a very small park and an appropriately simple statement in art speaks volumes about a past... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Kauai-Biz-Traveler
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  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
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18 Oct 2016
“Sometimes a statue is not just a statue”
29 Sep 2016
“An untold story displayed in a simple way”
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230 S Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91204-1310
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

You'll see flowers and groups of people in front of this statue almost every day. It's statue that--so the Korean story goes--honors the "comfort women" forced into Japanese military brothels during the period 1930-1945. It's a story that--so the Japanese story goes, is an insult...More

5  Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a very small park and an appropriately simple statement in art speaks volumes about a past that few people even know about let alone talk about. Worth a few minutes of reflection about how depraved humanity can behave under leadership that brings out...More

1  Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Went there for a music event and had a really good time. Beer, crafts food trucks. The little memorial there was very moving.

1  Thank Mark D
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

This statue is in Central Park in Glendale. It pays tribute to Korean, Vietnamese and Chinese woman who were forced to be sex slaves of the Japanese Imperial Army in World War 2. Placed in the Park in 2013 to honor the young women who...More

3  Thank Rich S
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely small park that is great to feel real grass under your feet. Always super clean and next to the Glendale Library, the Senior Recreation Center, Neon Park and the great Americana shopping area. Great for a picnic or to walk your...More

Thank Tom R
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Reviewed 30 January 2016

Glendale, CA's Central Park merits a visit, if only to view for oneself the controversy generating "Comfort Women" statue, installed by the city in July 2013. The statue attracts many visitors, including some who leave flowers, clothing, and other souvenirs.

1  Thank TrademarkTraveler
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

The Central Park referred to here actually fronts on Colorado Boulevard near its intersection with brand. The Korean American community commissioned a statue to honor the "comfort women" who were forced in Japanese military brothels in WW II. The statue has detailed plaques identifying the...More

1  Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 18 September 2015

Great little place to go and just take a stool and get away from the stress of the day or just cool off under a tree, well kept, nice little place.

Thank ScottSLW
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

This spacious but otherwise ordinary city park has a moving Peace Monument. I’d read about it, and went out of curiosity. The statue seems tiny in the wide open spaces of the park, but when you get close to it, you find that the figure...More

4  Thank Ms_Yokohama2014
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