Vulcan Park and Museum
45 locals recommend ·
About this place
Come see the Magic City from Vulcan's view. Atop Red Mountain on a 124-foot pedestal, the world''s largest cast iron statue overlooks the city of Birmingham. The park grounds and observation tower surrounding Vulcan offer breathtaking panoramic views of downtown Birmingham and the area��� an idea...
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The Vulcan statue is the largest cast iron statue in the world, and is the city symbol of Birmingham, Alabama, reflecting its roots in the iron and steel industry. The 56-foot tall statue depicts the Roman god Vulcan, god of the fire and forge.
Historical Vulcan monument & gift shop surrounded by a nice park with a grand view off the mountain.
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