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Escultura Tomie Ohtake

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Address: | Parque Roberto Santini, Santos, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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One of the nicest places in Santos!

The monument of Tomie Ohtake is the border between Sao Vicente and Santos and is located in the bay of Santos beach. It was built to remember about the Japanese immigrants who... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

The monument of Tomie Ohtake is the border between Sao Vicente and Santos and is located in the bay of Santos beach. It was built to remember about the Japanese immigrants who came to Brasil. The place is very clean and probably also one of the safest places of Santos. Many people hang out there during the evening when the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

This is a monument opened to the public in 2008 - by the emperor Hiroito - to celebrate the 100 years of Japanese immigration to Brazil. The first immigrants entered the country through the seaport of Santos. The sculpture is monumental: steel, painted red, will have 15 m high, 20 m long and 2 m wide and be at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The statue signifies Santos to me, you cannot miss it from anywhere on the beach. When the tide is high the waves make a strange noise under the monument. Besides the statue there is a heliport where the military police lands. There is also a surf school and a skate park. Great views of the island.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Walking along the beach front you cannot miss the sculpture. Seems a strangle place, but it fits with the atmosphere. Neat to see.

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Santos, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

The monument was created by Tomie Ohtake born in Kyoto and who immigrated to Brazil in 1936. The monument was opened to public in 2008 by emperor Hirito to celebrate the 100 years of Japanese immigration. Its 15m high, 20 m long and 2 m wide, steel, painted. Standing under the monument you hear the waves breaking above you as... More 

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Santos, São Paulo, Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

A nice place to see the ocean and the Beach Avenue. A nice place also to see the surfers and all the "people of the sea". It's a place for the skaters too. Almost "California".

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