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Address: 519 Main St., Bangor, ME, Bangor, ME 04401-6846
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This mighty 31-foot statue of the "great tree-biter" towers over...

This mighty 31-foot statue of the "great tree-biter" towers over the landscape in Bangor's Bass Park.

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Paul Bunyan Statue

Extremely large statue on Main St. in Bangor. Very impressive and near the Auditorium and Hollywood Casino.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
davidwyankowsky
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Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great statue, which uses is over 30 feet tall! Retelling tbe legend of Paul Bunyan. Site is great for pictures. Fronting the Cross Center and just down the street from the famous Waterfront Concerts venue. Many family parks nearby as is the beautiful waterfront on the Penobscot river. Good family spot.

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Burlington, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Paul Bunyan looks bright and fresh. This is a good sized statue in front of the arena and across from the casino. Once you get up close to the statue though, there is no plaque and no info. Why is there a style of Paul Bunyan in Bangor??? You have to google it because the statue tells you nothing.

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Thank JALToronto
Bangor, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Extremely large statue on Main St. in Bangor. Very impressive and near the Auditorium and Hollywood Casino.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Ok, so I saw a big old statue of Paul Bunyan. Whoopie. That and a buck and a half will get you a cup of coffee. Seriously, I do not see the attraction of seeing this statue. It is not well situated at all, up against an office building, is not unusually large or creative. And not particularly cool. If... More 

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Thank Ralph E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Drove by this on the way to have dinner, pretty cool to see,statue is huge but did not get out to look at it.

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Salina, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Interesting statue and easy to get to. 31 foot statue of Paul Bunyon. Easy to believe that Bangor is the home of the logging industry and Mr Paul. Yep...the blue ox is also needed!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Babe the Blue Ox will be added someday, but where is he now - wandering around the city browsing for food?

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is across from the Hollywood Casino hotel, next to convention center. Can miss seeing it. No charge to.view.

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Hollywood, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you don't have much time in Bangor, this is the reminder to bring home with you: pictures of Paul Bunyan statue! We stayed across the street at Hollywood Casino Hotel and this was our only memento of the place. As it's thoughtfully placed in town, that was a quick way to remember our trip there.

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Thank Fred S
Carteret, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

While in Bangor, make sure you visit the Paul Bunyan statue. It is right across the street from the casino (Hollywood). This statue besides being very large, has fine detail. Although the locals take this view as An everyday sight, it is impressive for visitors.

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