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Monumento de Alvaro de Bazan

4/5
2 Reviews
Monument
Address: Plaza de la villa, Madrid, Spain
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What people are saying:

This is the statue in the Plaza Mayor, which seems to belong to a national hero in Spain. Since no one explained it, I just saw it, and it feels that no one came here to visit this statue specifically.

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  • Mairwen1
    Mairwen1
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    The Invincible Admiral

    This 3m statue of a Spanish nobleman, Don Alvaro de Bazan, wearing half-armour and sporting the fashionable breeches and ruff of the day, is located in the centre of Plaza de la Villa. The name was un...

    Reviewed on /Date(1606322234000+0800)/
  • 293neilk
    293neilk
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    Undefeated.

    Located in Plaza De La Villa is this fantastic monument to Alvaro De Bazán ,1st Marquess Of Santa Cruz De Mudela ( 1526- 1588 ) a legendary admiral of the formidable Spanish navy. Following in the foo...

    Reviewed on /Date(1567549057000+0800)/
  • NikJ
    NikJ
    Berkshire, United Kingdom
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    Recognition in a great locatiom

    Though not from Spain, when I come across the statues especially in prominent places-I then feel the need to do some research to find out more about the person. Great statue with a good historical bac...

    Reviewed on /Date(1565324821000+0800)/
  • Dimitris L
    Dimitris L
    Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central Portugal
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    A monument

    Monumento de Alvaro de Bazan is yet another of the myriad of monuments in Madrid. This is dedicated to a famous successful sailor and was installed in late 19th century. The plaza where the monument ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1562285095000+0800)/
  • macedonboy
    macedonboy
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    Álvaro de Bazán

    This statue stands in tribute to Álvaro de Bazán, the 1st Marquess of Santa Cruz de Mudela, a Spanish Naval Admiral. He is noted for his contribution to the expansion of the Spanish Empire and said to...

    Reviewed on /Date(1554964638000+0800)/

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