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Big Ole Viking Statue

Big Ole Park, Alexandria, MN
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Nice photo opportunity

Worth the stop. Stretched our legs and took some nice pictures. We should have brought a picnic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mike s
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waterloo
via mobile
Neato

It's a large viking statue next to a pretty lake. It's a nice place to get out and stretch your... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Becca M
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Big Ole Park, Alexandria, MN
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worth the stop. Stretched our legs and took some nice pictures. We should have brought a picnic lunch

Thank mike s
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

It's a large viking statue next to a pretty lake. It's a nice place to get out and stretch your legs, maybe take a picture. This is one of those places that gets spotted on a road trip and makes you smile!

Thank Becca M
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The statue claims Alexandria is the birthplace of America. I'm certain this isn't true. Perhaps some signage indicating why they are claiming this would be nice.

Thank erinvarina
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It was a nice big statue. Well taken care of. I know the town is proud of it. Being from out of town, I wasn't too impressed. I will say it is by a beautiful lake. I think this is an attraction that all depends...More

Thank meegatravels
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We were there few years back. ... took family there when we were in town while my husband was working

Thank Carla M
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stop by here and took photos, nice location, the lake is just few feet away, have a good time here w/ the family.

Thank graceroste
Reviewed 13 September 2016

New paint job looks good on Big Ole. He is standing loud and proud again on the shores of Lake Agnes...great photo ops.

Thank Shawn R
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

First time visit. I hope to bring my family back when my son can appreciate it better. Funny they thought they needed to sheath the sword... Whoever they are.

Thank D C
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Last time I visit, Big Ole was under renovation. Renovation now complete and Big Ole is looking his best.

Thank Rhian G
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A stop to see big Ole set the stage for an enjoyable visit to the Runestone Museum across the street to learn more about the Vikings' early visits to the US and my wife's heritage.

Thank Tom P
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