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Bygone age

Not so much to look at but the symbolism does weigh heavily on your mind. In fact the building... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
Russell G
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
IT'S HUGE

It's alot bigger than you realize when you drive up. Which, not sure if we parked illegally, but... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
Richard-Julie_K
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Newnan, Georgia
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

For all those we admire the advantages of Communism, this might be a great thing, but, in my opinion, this huge head was not worth the bother.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jmolivieri
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Not so much to look at but the symbolism does weigh heavily on your mind. In fact the building behind the statue does rather sum up the architecture of the era. Having seen the Soviet monuments in Berlin, Bratislava etc this one is a bit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Russell G
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The city itself is also called as Karl Marx Stadt. It is very nice to see a monument which is not typically designed. I would definitely recommend visiting.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Pavan1220
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Ah...the head of Karl Marx. Yeah, it is big. But also kind of boring. I'm giving it 3 stars because there is almost nothing else in Chemnitz to see.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GaoAnTian
Reviewed June 24, 2018

In Chemnitz this one is called the "Nischel". Its a stone sculpture from the great old Karl Marx. Its nice for a view.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ChristophDBXMCT
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

DDR era monument to Karl Marx, who, for a few decades, lent his name to this fascinating city. Powerful and moving. Actually inspiring, in a way few such public artworks are.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed January 27, 2018

This statue is unavoidable in Chemnitz - it is huge and it just seems very out of place - a remnant from the cold war which has stood the test of time......!!

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

The bust made out of bronze is 7 metres high. It is the most famous landmark of the city and was created in 1971 by a Russian sculptor Lew Kerbel. On the wall of the building behind the monument is the writing "Workers of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JanaZC
Reviewed December 16, 2017

It's alot bigger than you realize when you drive up. Which, not sure if we parked illegally, but there was a ton of parking available everywhere.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Richard-Julie_K
Reviewed August 21, 2017

you just can't miss the huge monument of Karl Marx on one of the main squares in the Chemnitzer inner city

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank AlbrechtR9
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