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These works of art have become a symbol of the city in which they are located

The beauty of art is able to capture the essence of a place and show it to the world.

In this photo gallery, we explore some works that have become symbols of the cities they are located in, not only for their intrinsic beauty, but also for their ability to represent the identity and culture of the place.

Through a series of breathtaking images, we will travel across continents and appreciate the wonders of urban art, admiring sculptures and monuments that grace the squares of some of the world's most beautiful cities.

Prepare to be captivated by the magical works of art that have captured the hearts and minds of the inhabitants and visitors of these cities.

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These works of art have become a symbol of the city in which they are located
The beauty of art is able to capture the essence of a place and show it to the world. In this photo gallery, we explore some works that have become symbols of the cities they are located in, not only for their intrinsic beauty, but also for their ability to represent the identity and culture of the place. Through a series of breathtaking images, we will travel across continents and appreciate the wonders of urban art, admiring sculptures and monuments that grace the squares of some of the world's most beautiful cities. Prepare to be captivated by the magical works of art that have captured the hearts and minds of the inhabitants and visitors of these cities.
Wikimedia - Unwicked
Merlion
The Merlion is the official symbol, or mascot, of Singapore. It is depicted as a mythical creature with the head of a lion and the body of a fish. Being of a prominent symbolic nature for Singapore and Singaporeans in general, it is widely used to represent both the city-state and its people in sports teams, advertising, branding, tourism and as a national personification.
Wikimedia - Chensiyuan
Christ the Redeemer
Christ the Redeemer is a deco-style statue representing Jesus Christ located in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, situated on top of Mount Corcovado. The statue is 38 metres high, eight of which form part of the base. Christ the Redeemer is undoubtedly the symbol of Rio de Janeiro.
Wikimedia - Octavio Alonso Maya
Torres de Satélite
The Torres de Satélite are a sculptural set of five triangular prisms of different colours and sizes, arranged in an esplanade north of Mexico City, in Ciudad Satélite, on the main avenue Anillo Periférico. Inaugurated in March 1958 and originally designed as a large fountain at the entrance to the city, the towers have become a distinctive symbol of the area known as Satélite, located in the municipality of Naucalpan de Juárez, Mexico State.
Wikimedia - Wouter Homs
Peine del Viento
The Peine del Viento in San Sebastián is a sculpture by Eduardo Chillida in San Sebastián, Spain, of which it has become the symbol, created in 1977. The work is located at the western end of La Concha Bay, beyond the beach of Ondarreta, at the foot of Mount Igueldo, from which the only visible element on the horizon is the sea.
Wikipedia - By Smallbones
LOVE
Love Park, officially known as John F. Kennedy Plaza, is a public park located in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The park is nicknamed Love Park for its reproduction of Robert Indiana's 1970 Love sculpture that overlooks the plaza. The area has a following in the skate world, as it has been a skateboarding spot for many years.
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Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty, whose full name is 'Liberty Enlightening the World', was inaugurated in 1886, and is today a symbol of New York City and the entire United States of America, as well as one of the world's most important and well-known monuments. It is located at the entrance to the Hudson River harbour in the middle of Manhattan Bay, on rocky Liberty Island.
Wikimedia - Georges Jansoone
Puppy
The Puppy (Cachorro in Spanish) is a sculpture created by American artist Jeff Koons in 1992. It represents a canine puppy of the West Highland White Terrier breed and consists of a stainless steel structure covered with plants and flowers. It is located in front of the Guggenheim Museum in the city of Bilbao, Spain.
Wikimedia - AndrewHenkelman
Charging Bull
Charging Bull, sometimes referred to as the Bull of Wall Street or Bowling Green Bull, is a bronze sculpture located on Broadway just north of Bowling Green in the Financial District of Manhattan in New York City. The bronze sculpture depicts a bull, a symbol of financial optimism and prosperity. Charging Bull is a popular tourist destination that attracts thousands of people a day, a symbol of Wall Street and the Financial District.
Wikimedia - Anish Kapoor
Cloud Gate
Cloud Gate is a public sculpture by Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor that is the centrepiece of AT&T Plaza at Millennium Park in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. The sculpture is nicknamed 'The Bean' because of its shape, a name that Kapoor initially disliked but later grew fond of.
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