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Interesting piece of art

Loved this structure. It's a real piece of urban art and not only a curiosity. It changes colors... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Montreal, Canada
Located on a roundabout

The first time we spotted this sculpture was from a bus as we were heading to Matosinhos. After we... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2018
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“eye catching”(2 reviews)
“fish”(2 reviews)
“ripples”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved this structure. It's a real piece of urban art and not only a curiosity. It changes colors with the sunset

Thank Andrei_Pavlov
Reviewed October 11, 2018

The first time we spotted this sculpture was from a bus as we were heading to Matosinhos. After we had been to Matosinhos beach, we took a walk along the promenade to view it. It is of a considerable size and located on a roundabout....More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We went by this sculpture 2-3 times on the two trips we took into Porto. Definitely strange, definitely makes you want to study it and definitely is hard to understand as a tribute to fishermen as it's supposed to be. I kind of liked it...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Do not go out of your way, but a bit like the Angel of the North, you really cannot miss it. As modern art goes as a representation of a fishing net and as such a tribute to local fishermen it is OK. It does...More

Thank HighWycombeCouple
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Great tribute to all the fishermen from Porto, situated on a roundabout by the beach, a impressive piece of artwork. A must see...

Thank jdeCarvalho
Reviewed February 20, 2018

If you are in Matosinhos, nice to see it, but no worries if you miss it.. at the end of the beach...

Thank DaniK74
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

Nice I don't know what to call thus "infrastructure" but catch your eye though. Maybe some lights specially in this X-mas time would set the mood. If you're walking in Matosinhos Beach no doubt that you will see it.

Thank Alexandra F
Reviewed December 7, 2017

This sculpture is ethereal and ever-changing; just like the water and the Anémona it may be meant to invoke. It is flashy but transparent, and constantly ripples to the rhythm of the wind that surrounds it. A very limber sculpture perfectly positioned in the heart...More

Thank oussies
Reviewed October 26, 2017

A lovely, magnificent moving sculpture reresenting a purse net half way down Matoshinos beach. Loved it.

Thank MarcPimbert
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Art work located in Matosinhos, facing the sea. It represents an anemone, which on windy days acquires very beautiful ripples. It is one of the icons of Matosinhos

Thank José T
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