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Cristo de los Faroles

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Address: Plaza Capuchinos s/n, 14001 Cordoba, Spain
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You wonder why . it's a little bit unreal. The plaza is nice and pure. Apparently the cordouans love it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 May 2016
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Atlanta, GA
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54 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We added this site to our walking tour of Cordoba mainly due to its iconic symbolism of Cordoba throughout Spain, and having seen a copy of it in El Pueblo Espanol while visiting Mallorca. It's located in an obscure alleyway about a block south of the Plaza de Colon. It was worth seeing as we passed through to see other... More 

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Thornton-Cleveleys
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This statue was recommended as one of the most popular places to visit in Cordoba but we found it unremarkable. However the plaza and surrounding streets were quite picturesque so we did not completely waste our time.

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Cartagena, Spain
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330 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is one of the most popular places to visit in Córdoba. However I don't think this is one of the must of the city.

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Cartagena, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was on the map from the Tourist Bus and recommended to see. We got off the bus at the nearest stop and walked to what we thought would be worth seeing. Very disappointed as it is just a cross with a lot of dead flowers round it and a lot of burnt out candles. Obviously no lights on in... More 

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Wouldn't say the cross is a must see, although the streets leading up to the plaza made the journey worthwhile. Like some other commentators noted, it is a just a cross in a courtyard.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We had a hard time finding this place. It was a cross in the middle of a deserted street. The church across from it was closed and we could not visit inside. Just sat on the steps of the church to observe very few tourist making to this ttraction.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Located in the Plaza de los Capuchinos and therefore somewhat removed from the city's main attractions, the Cristo de los Faroles with its lanterns is one of Cordoba's architectural treasures. It is sadly overlooked by most visitors to the city most of whom visit during the daytime. To appreciate the beauty of the monument, visit during twilight in the half-hour... More 

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Lecce
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We went to visit it as we were walking close around there but we did not understand the beauty nor the importance of this site. I would not recommend it.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

You wonder why . it's a little bit unreal. The plaza is nice and pure. Apparently the cordouans love it.

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Thank pierre s
Murcia, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Christ of the lanterns is in the centre of this pretty traditional plaza. an interesting church, a patio, an art gallery or two. well worth a visit

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