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Statue of King Decebalus

| The Danube's Rocky Bank, Orsova, Romania
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| The Danube's Rocky Bank, Orsova, Romania
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I recommend you to buy a boat tour near the statue ! You are going to be closer to the statue and you can take good photos that you are going to remember the whole life !

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful sculpture of Decebal. Impressive for the first time. Easily accessible by the bridge or trail or boat ride. Recommended

Thank Sabinacri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This sculpture is a must see if you arrive in this part of Romania. It is indeed a big sculpture and very imposing. Highly recommend to book a boat tour to see it.

Thank Cristina S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Romania's answer to Mount Rushmore. This huge statue was literally dynamited out of the rock face overlooking the river Danube at the Iron Gates. It is 42.9 m in height and 31.6 m wide. It took twelve sculptors 10 years to complete between 1994 and...More

Thank Abrumar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

biggest sculpture in europe, by boat you can get closer for better pictures. we recommand to see this monument.

Thank Doru A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing sculpture on the Danube River. You know it is coming but when you go around the bend there it is! Worth seeing.

Thank scvrose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think at some point every Romanian has to visit it to remember our origins. And visitors from foreign countries should visit it to understand our dedication to our history

Thank fose s
Reviewed 14 July 2017

As far as I am aware this rock carving is only visible from the river and was completely unexpected. It is relatively recent considering the king who is being commemorated, but it is an incredible feature of sculpture and worth getting up close to look...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

As we sailed through the Iron Gates, we saw a carving on a rock. Our cruise director said it was of Decebalus, king of Dacia, and that it represents the ancient history of Romania. The carving is over 131 feet high and is a bearded...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The road to the statue is spectacular! You can visit the place with a boat (of different sizes), and the boat owner is like a guide, telling you the stories of the places. There are more objectives as Macronia Monastery, Ponicova cave and Veterans grot....More

Thank Cristiana P
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