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Spoonbridge and Cherry, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 
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Distance from city center: 1.1mi
tiffiniflynnmn's pictureby tiffiniflynnmn Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 4th of March, 2011
Definitely one of the city's most visited sights, the Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture is located in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. It's one of the most interesting and weird sculptures I have ever seen; it really is a huge cherry on the edge of a huge spoon.

It is the central piece of art of the whole park and it's also a fountain with water shooting out of the cherry's stem. There are other beautiful sculptures in the garden, but this one is my #1, it makes me want to eat cherry pie. :)

Address:
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Price:
Free for everyone

Opening Hours:
Open every day.

On the web:
http://garden.walkerart.org/artwork.wac

 
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