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Lincoln City, Oregon: Korean Wishing Totems: Easter Island-ish

Easter Island-ish heads made of concrete decorate the front of a beachside hotel. Similar to the wooden heads made for the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Seoul, which were moved here until they rotted.

Palace Inn and Suites

Address:
550 SE US-101, Lincoln City, OR
Directions:
On the east side of US Hwy 101 between 3rd and 9th Sts.
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Korean Jang Seungs.

Jang Seungs

The "Easter Island" type heads are actually Korean Jang Seungs (wishing statues) from the 2002 World Cup in Seoul. It appears that they're now perhaps cast concrete of the originals. Still pretty cool.

[Kim Newell, 11/11/2023]

Totem pole heads.

Easter Island Totem Poles

In front of the Palace Inn Motel on HWY 101 there are several strange Easter Island-ish heads carved from giant logs. One has a soccer ball in its mouth, another seems to have an Asian theme.

[Jody Day, 03/27/2010]

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