The Coliseum Square Park, located in New Orleans received a new monument overnight: Pikachu statue.

No one knows who placed the statue there, it appeared last Sunday (31/7). The Pikachu statue is made of fiberglass and is being called ” Pokemonument“.

Local people said that the place was abandoned before this status. Below you can see a picture taken from Google Street View in March:


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The giant Pikachu statue has given a new life to the park and several people have appeared to take pictures.


Strangely, there are no reports of people playing Pokemon GO in Pokémonument, that would be perfect for a gym or pokéstop of the mobile game.