Cave City, Kentucky: Giant Knight Statue (Gone)

A towering metal medieval knight stands without apparent purpose along the road to Mammoth Cave. Used to be part of a souvenir shop guarded by three knights.
I-65 exit 53, then drive west on Hwy 70/Mammoth Cave Rd. On the north side, just east of Jenny Rd.
Shop looked closed Sept. 2014.

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Giant Knight

The knight is dead... the property is now private.

[Eric Gregg, 03/20/2019]

The knight -- formerly an attraction for a souvenir shop -- was abandoned when the shop closed, lost his head in the Spring of 2017, and the photo Eric sent to us shows a pile of armor rubble. But he looked great in his glory days!

Giant Knight Statue

We passed this on 7-17-18 and it's in sorry shape. You can barely see it due to the vines and other overgrowth. Not even worth a photo.

[Larissa, 07/21/2018]

No-one shall have the sword! No-one shall wield Excalibur...But ME!

Headless knight.

Giant Knight Statue

The statue is now headless. No longer an operating business, but there is still a spot to pull off, even with the gates up.

[Reagan, 06/07/2017]
Giant Knight Statue

The statue no longer stands alone, and his headgear is missing.

[Dwight, 05/15/2017]

Knight statue.

Giant Knight Statue

The giant knight is a totally cool statue! The whole Cave City area is really neat, and there are all kinds of things to do and explore!

[teamReames, 08/19/2014]

Cave City will likely always thrive as a tourist trap/attraction funnel, situated just east of the main entrance to Mammoth Cave National Park.

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