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Mountain giant Granite greeter unveiled in Andermatt


“Steinmandli” (little stone man) by Swiss sculptor Ugo Rondinone was unveiled on Thursday on a new roundabout at the entrance to Andermatt, a tourism destination in canton Uri. 

The 22-tonne granite sculpture was commissioned by Egyptian businessman Samih Sawiris, who has invested heavily in the village, including in the luxury hotel The Chedi.

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