Virginia Beach, Virginia: Giant Statue of Neptune34-foot-tall bronze Neptune holds a trident in one hand and a turtle in the other. Paul DiPasquale created the 12.5-ton sculpture, which also features dolphins and an octopus.
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Neptune is in a perfect locale, in front of the beach. Next to a summer concert venue, with performances for free. A local '80s cover band, The Deloreans, play here.[Irvin, 07/22/2014]
Statue of Neptune photo taken 02-08-2010.[Elaine Stark, 02/08/2010]
The statue of Neptune is 34 feet tall and weighs 12.5 tons. It was unveiled along the beach in 2005. The bronze scowling Neptune holds a trident in one hand and a turtle in the other. Sculptor Paul DiPasquale also created the Arthur Ashe statue in Richmond in 1992, which is generally loathed as a work of art, but he seems to have gotten Neptune right.
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