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needs some TLC

nice monument to forgotten victims from spain. it does need some TLC though. cleaning up the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2015
ThewanderingLoiner
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Andalucia, Spain
hidden momument

tick away by the port, in the shade of the cable ingles, this simple monument commemorates the 142... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
mabinho
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Seville, Spain
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

tick away by the port, in the shade of the cable ingles, this simple monument commemorates the 142 citizens of Almeria who died in the Mauthausen concentration camp. Each is represented by a white pillar, together forming a kind of forest. Doesn't seem to be...More

Thank mabinho
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I had read alittle about this monument from TA so when in Almeria we went looking and although we found it by accident it was a place near the harbour, somewhat quiet and forgotten, seeing the white concrete pillars and what seems an insignificant statue...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We came across the strange monument whilst walking around the harbour area. Very little information about it, but later told it was in memory of the Jewish people sent to Austrian camps by Franco as homeless persons in the war.

1  Thank Trevor J
Reviewed 29 September 2016

odd monument and no information posted around why it was there, but perhaps we should have investigated more?

Thank butterfly40_10
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We came across the monument whilst walking around the city , my husband explained there were aprrox 300 almerian sent to the concentration camp in Mauthausen. it was very moving . it was sometimes refered to as the staircase to death , as the men...More

Thank dengriff
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Whilst walking in the harbour area of Almeria we made our way to the monument to reflect on man's inhumanity to man. The Jews who were shipped from Almeria ended up at Mauthausen concentration camp where they were worked,tortured and died. A simple and poignant...More

Thank callcentreman
Reviewed 23 May 2016

First holiday abroad to celebrate wedding anniversary. Sightseeing was pretty and there were several interesting historical places to visit

Thank christinederry
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I read about this in the local Almeria ex pat newspaper (in English, and can be bought weekly at news stands in Almeria City). While we were there, the columns were vandalised with slogans, daubed with paint and damaged. Disgusting behaviour. However, on the first...More

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 19 March 2016

What a shame that there isn't more information at the site. We knew about it having visited the Patrimonial centre, also well worth visit.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 March 2015

nice monument to forgotten victims from spain. it does need some TLC though. cleaning up the graffitti and rubbish. a shame really.its right next to the cables so you cant miss it

Thank ThewanderingLoiner
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