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Nitra Castle, Nitra, Slovakia
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History. Very nicely renovated castle. One of the most beautiful church. Relax and walk, maybe take... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
burru2015
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Nitra, Slovakia
When a traffic bollard becomes everything

For me, this statue was on the way to the Castle / Cathedral complex. So, obviously, it was... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
alejestem
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Madrid, Spain
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22 Sep 2016
“When a traffic bollard becomes everything”
6 Aug 2016
“Historical Statue Below The Castle”
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Nitra Castle, Nitra, Slovakia
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

History. Very nicely renovated castle. One of the most beautiful church. Relax and walk, maybe take some coffee, wine and/or beer.

Thank burru2015
Reviewed 22 September 2016

For me, this statue was on the way to the Castle / Cathedral complex. So, obviously, it was something to look at. As the local beer was called "Corgon" and I'd asked what or who that had been, I knew the story about the local...More

Thank alejestem
Reviewed 21 September 2016

When going to the church check out the statue as really good. Nice park area as well so can stop and check out the area

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 6 August 2016

A historical statue in the heart of Nitra just below the castle. I believ the saying goes he was 1 of the strongest men in Slovakia, and local people say the statue is holding the wall up. He also has a local Slovakian beer Corgan...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Legendary statue of Corgon, whi has fought against Osmans by throwing rocks on them. It is pitty, that statue is in bad condition, but I think, that whole castle together with this statue is must for every visitor in Nitra

Thank Matej S
Reviewed 13 May 2012

I do not know what the Corgob is. But if you mean "CORGON" - than that is a statue of atlant placed in old city. This statue is connected to legend of blacksmith named Corgon who sawed city from osmans warriors.

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