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A remainder of a past event

A great beach sculpture marking the memory of the sinking of four trawlers which killed 152... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Vivacat12
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Bath, United Kingdom
Awesome statue

Great sculpture on the beach...great coffee shop also on the beach great beach for children, no big... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
jdeCarvalho
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Oversized bronze sculpture on the edge of the sand next to the informaton building depicting in 3d an earlier painting faithfully. Very much a personal choice.

Thank Archie D
Reviewed July 4, 2018

A great beach sculpture marking the memory of the sinking of four trawlers which killed 152 fisherman in 1947. It depicts the widows and orphans of the lost fishermen. It is an original and memorable monument near the tourist information office.

Thank Vivacat12
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Great sculpture on the beach...great coffee shop also on the beach great beach for children, no big waves so parents can be more at ease...

Thank jdeCarvalho
Reviewed April 24, 2018

Ancient monument to check out near Porto in Matosinhos. For some it may be weird looking but the craftsmanship (for those who like to observe that type of thing) is quite extraordinary.

Thank Manel R
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Cast in memory of the sinking of four trawlers which killed 152 fishermen in 1947, this monument is a tribute to the orphans and widows whose faces show the angst of their loss. The sculpture also offers a vivid reminder of the respect the ocean...More

Thank oussies
Reviewed October 26, 2017

A great sculpture in memory of a horrific tragedy when scores of fisherman from Matoshinos were lost at sea.

Thank MarcPimbert
Reviewed September 23, 2017

As it's title suggests it's a monument to those lost at sea... Not something to put yourself out to see...but nice if you happen upon it!

Thank HERMOSAMARIPOSA1
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

This sculpture depicts a very moving scene in a very modern and evocative manner. The grief was palpable

Thank weelassieScotland
Reviewed September 18, 2017

In Portugal's biggest marine disaster, 152 sailors died in a terrible storm that raged over two days. 72 women were left widows and 152 children were left without fathers. A sad reminder of the power of the ocean!

Thank justjans
Reviewed June 26, 2017

The two dimensional images of these figures cannot capture the scene on paper or do them justice. You have to be there. And you need to stand behind them to feel the women's pain as they stare out to sea inconsolable; remonstrating with the ocean...More

Thank Mike Arran
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