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Ignatius J Reilly Statue

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Oh Fortuna

It's him. It's really him. Asked a few of the doormen and women on the way down Canal Street and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anna L
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Yes it's just a statue BUT it's a statue of Ignatius J Reilly! :)

Being a big fan of "A Confederacy of Dunces" the IJR statue was the first sight I took in. It... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
WCove
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Ottawa, Ontario
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“Oh Fortuna”
23 Dec 2017
“Yes it's just a statue BUT it's a statue of Ignatius J Reilly! :)”
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819 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112-2305
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's him. It's really him. Asked a few of the doormen and women on the way down Canal Street and several had no idea who Ignatius was. "Oh, you mean the Guy?" said one person. "Yeah," I said. "The Guy." "Yeah, he's down there a...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

If you have read the book then this statue is a must see but if you are not interested in the book it is worth a stop if you are passing by. It is nothing to go out of the way for.

Thank Louis F
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Being a big fan of "A Confederacy of Dunces" the IJR statue was the first sight I took in. It helped that it was near my hotel :) It would be great if they sold replicas of it, though...I checked a bunch of places and...More

Thank WCove
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I went here, yes it is just a statue but it is more than that. If you like the story Confederacy of Dunces, this is a place that is not much out of the way either!

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