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Great statue

It's great people-watching at this statue, which is in a very lively square. The statue itself is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Volare statue

This monument is dedicated to one of the best italian singer, Domenico Modugno. He is the author of... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
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Salerno, Italy
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The town of Polignano a Mare has dedicated a statue and waterfront to the great Italian singer Domenico Modugno. Inaugurated on May 31, 2009, the bronze statue is about 3 meters tall and conceived and built by the Argentinean sculptor Hermann Mejer. The sculpture is...More

1  Thank 120Roxana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This statue has been built in front of the sea so it's little damage by the wind and other weathering but once you are below it you start feeling the atmosphere that has inspired the Italian singer. The city around does the rest.

Thank ivanzarotti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's great people-watching at this statue, which is in a very lively square. The statue itself is quite impressive. Polignano is such a small town, it's easy to see all the sites... and this is worth the walk.

Thank TorontoOceanBaby
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

This monument is dedicated to one of the best italian singer, Domenico Modugno. He is the author of "nel blu dipinto di blu" best kmown as volare. The statue is on ghe seaside in the end of old town. It's nice location for photos.

2  Thank annamaria2470
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This was a fun site to see. People are usually posing by this statue, in a light, fun spirited way. The claim to fame is the song Volare meaning to fly. The town and it’s surrounding are well worth seeing as well. So while you’re...More

1  Thank aplacetobebelieved
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Although we knew the song, we did not know that it was a Eurovision Song Contest entry or that amazingly it DIDN'T win! This statue commemorates a man forgotten to time except for here, but a song that everyone knows and sings! You MUST see...More

Thank Stephen51
Reviewed June 14, 2018

This is Polignano's claim to fame! If you don't know the famous song he sang, then you must go do your homework and look it up :o)

2  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be told about the statue by the lady who managed our apartment in Polignano a Mare. This is an absolutely superb photo opportunity for visitors to this beautiful town, affectionately termed ‘the pearl of the Adriatic’. Once you know the...More

Thank Karlos605
Reviewed April 27, 2018

This is such a fun place to stop and enjoy being in Italy. Being Americans, we kind of stood out in the crowd as most of the tourists here seem to be Italians enjoying a day at the sea. Everyone was friendly and happy to...More

2  Thank Mar51
Reviewed April 2, 2018

A tribute to the singer born in the city. Located next to the see, infront the stairs to go down the water, rocks. Great photo opportunities there and you can see the old town on the cliff.

2  Thank Osvaldo363
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