Duarte, California: Large Statue of Pope John Paul II

Seven tons of white marble, nine feet tall on a four-foot base. Arms wide, the Pope greets nearby smaller statues of Buddha and the Virgin of Guadalupe. Paid for by a local Italian food and wine importer.
1500 E. Duarte Rd, Duarte, CA
In the gardens of the City of Hope medical center. I-210 exit 35B. Drive south on Buena Vista St., cross the train tracks, then turn left onto Duarte Rd. The gardens will be two blocks on the right.
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Pope John Paul II.

Large Statue of Pope John Paul II

In addition to the Pope John Paul II statue, the City of Hope has an extensive and varied sculpture garden.

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