Freddie Mercury Statue, Montreux

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Dedicated to an iconic music star and long-time resident of Montreux, Freddie Mercury Statue occupies a prominent position on the city's lakefront. Designed by Czech sculptor Irena Sedlecka, the monumental statue is almost 3 m (10 ft) tall, depicting the singer in one of his trademark stage poses. Unveiled in 1996 in the presence of Mercury's former bandmates, the statue remains one of the city's major tourist draws. Bring your camera and snap a photo or two with Freddie. Put Freddie Mercury Statue into our Montreux online travel route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Montreux.
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  • This is a great location for a statue - looking out over the stunning water of Lake Geneva and mountain backdrop. Apparently Queen had a recording studio in Montreux, which is the reason for the...  more »
  • Queen had a recording studio in Montreux so no surprises that there is a statue on Lake Geneva to Freddie Mercury which is also the cover of their last album after he died. Just along the...  more »
  • Beautiful place next to the lake. On sunny day provides peaceful and beautiful scenery. Great for walking along the lake side.
  • This place is amazing especially if you are a big fan of Freddie or Queen in general. There are many things that I didn't know about and never seen before. I totally recommend it even if you're not interested in this group, but want to see amazing instruments. Totally worth my time ❤️
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