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Quirky Attraction

The Barrio Obrero Reina Victoria cannot be viewed against today's lifestyle - this is a throwback... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Irishgirlabroad
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Spain
Strange experience....

A little bit of village England stuck in the heart of Andalusia...of course it's strange. Well... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
kencoll
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Athens, Greece
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9 Jul 2018
“Quirky Attraction”
24 Apr 2018
“feels invasive”
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Barrio Reina Victoria cp:21003,Huelva, Huelva, Spain
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Barrio Obrero Reina Victoria cannot be viewed against today's lifestyle - this is a throwback to the times when a company tried to create a home environment for their workers and to allow them to maintain links with their culture pre internet. You can...More

Thank Irishgirlabroad
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is hard to rate as although it has significant history and is slightly different style of homes, it is a private residential area and to drive through seemed invasive. Not much different really. Would not go out my way to see. It was included...More

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A little bit of village England stuck in the heart of Andalusia...of course it's strange. Well worth taking some time to stroll about to be amazed and confused!

Thank kencoll
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Glad we had a sat nav but it was still not easy to find the entrance.Nothing special to see and personally we did not find it interesting. There are much better places to visit in and around Huelva.

Thank Keith70
Reviewed 6 May 2016

hard to get to and nothing much to see there would noy reccomend it i am english but have lived in spain for 12 years and this is not a good place to see.

Thank davey2828
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Houses built in an English style in the 1800s, surrounding a village green. British residents in Huelva were here to mine copper, zinc and other minerals (Rio Tinto or RTZ is a well-known company name. The British founded the first soccer club in Spain and...More

4  Thank Wally B
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

But as Huelva doesn't have to many places to visit you can go there if you like. The houses look nice, not to spanish more like from northern of germany/holland

Thank Teresa F
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is a very unusual neighborhood. Built by the British for their workers they were obviously segregated from their Spanish neighbors. We were intrigued when we read about it but on viewing it left much to be desired. It seems like a hodge-podge of styles...More

Thank yumaborn
Reviewed 23 July 2014

As a neighbourhood built for the British workers of Rio Tinto, the area is unique and well preserved. There's a pleasant bar by the entrance and a good start for a casual stroll around the barrio.

Thank meb91
Reviewed 11 July 2014

This is so unusual that it is hard to explain. It is not so beautiful or so exciting that you can't miss it, but if you go to see it, you spend time scratching your head in wonder at the paternalistic and ethno-centric British mindset...More

2  Thank Chileice
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