Il Gigante, Monterosso

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Il Gigante, Monterosso - Address, Phone Number

Address: 19016 Riomaggiore Province of La Spezia, Italy

Phone: +39-187817401

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 24-hrs Details

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The gigantic sculpture of Neptune overlooks the Italian riviera town of Monterosso del Mare making it a jaw dropping scene in Cinque Terra. This colossal structure was designed and built by Arrigo Minerbi, the Jewish Italian sculptor, who is also credited with the making of numerous cathedrals and for his bronze door on the Duomo in Milan. This concrete built sculpture was heavily destroyed by the allied bombing runs but still stood high in its position. Due to this it became the symbol of the town, marking resilience. At first you will find it to be merged in the rocky cliffs, however, its identity stays quite visible and stark if you look carefully.

Il Gigante Information

  • Do not wear slippers here as the place is already slippery.
  • Entry is free.

How To reach Il Gigante by Public Transport

  • Buses from Vettora Via Roma till the statue.
  • By Train station: Monterosso

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  • Ottima struttura molto curata . Ottima pulizia delle stanze e dei bagni

  • Struttura bellissima,dove ogni particolare d'arredo è curato.Molto pulito.Proprietari gentilissimi e giardino d'inverno,dove servono delle splendide colazioni dolci e salate,è un luogo favoloso.Ci torneremo sicuramente.

  • Très bon accueil super restaurant je vous le conseil

  • Buona posizione e ottima soluzione, alternativa al classico hotel.

  • Très bon restaurant, le patron est sympa😍

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