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Statue of Eloy Gonzalo

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Address: Plaza de Cascorro, Madrid, Spain
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    • 293neilk
      293neilk
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      Cool monument to a true hero.

      Eloy Gonzalo was a hero ,a soldier who fought in the War Of Cuba,his valiant efforts of torching the houses in Cascorro, from which the square takes its name earned him military awards ,this beautiful...

      Reviewed on /Date(1567219961000+0800)/
    • Dimitris L
      Dimitris L
      Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central Portugal
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      A moving monument

      The Statue of Eloy Gonzalo is quite a moving monument to a simple soldier typifying some Spanish qualities. He was involved in the so called War of Cuba, in the 19th century. He set fire to the houses...

      Reviewed on /Date(1563375107000+0800)/
    • macedonboy
      macedonboy
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      Brave Eloy Gonzalo

      This statue stands in tribute to Eloy Gonzalo García, a distinguished Spanish soldier who fought in the War of Cuba of 1895-97. His main legacy was an act of heroism when at one stage his military uni...

      Reviewed on /Date(1554884535000+0800)/
    • sheepygold
      sheepygold
      london
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      Unusual

      This statue is of a soldier carrying a rifle, a sword, what looks like a box of ammunition and a torch in his hand. It lies at the centre of a square in La Latina.

      Reviewed on /Date(1550355819000+0800)/
    • sheepygold
      sheepygold
      london
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      Very striking

      A realistic bronze monument of a man carrying a flaming baton in his hand and s rifle on his back. He was clearly a hero during the 19th century. As you head South down the hill he becomes more imposi...

      Reviewed on /Date(1531614514000+0800)/

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