Lady Godiva

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Lady Godiva is a statue situated in Coventry, England. The statue was unveiled in 1949 in Coventry’s central square after being sculpted by William Reid-Dick. The statue is of Lady Godiva who was a well known religious woman who paid for churches to be built across England. The statue is of her riding a horse, which she is said to have done through the streets of Coventry whilst naked as part of a bargaining deal to reduce taxes for people in the city.

Getting there

The statue is situated in the city’s central square, Broadgate. You can get there by taking 8, 9 or 87 buses to ‘Cross Cheaping’. It is a 15-minute walk away from the main train station in the city.

Opening Times and Admission

The statue is situated in a public space, it is free to visit at any hour of any day.

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