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Monumento a Goya

Plaza del Pilar, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
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Out of place and disappointing

It turns out to be nothing special - just a characterless, newish statue on a high modern concrete... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2014
ELear
,
Ancona, Italy
interesting

An interesting statue important simply because of Goya's significance to the city and it's location... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2014
Mike P
,
Zaragoza, Spain
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Plaza del Pilar, 50003 Zaragoza, Spain
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Reviewed 28 November 2014

It turns out to be nothing special - just a characterless, newish statue on a high modern concrete plinth thing, uncomfortably placed between the Basilica and the old Cathedral. Don't look closely and it's more like you'd imagine Goethe than Goya. The best thing is...More

Thank ELear
Reviewed 8 August 2014

An interesting statue important simply because of Goya's significance to the city and it's location within Zaragoza.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 18 October 2012

The Monument to Goya is located at the Plaza del Pilar. It is close to the Cathedral and the Lonja. The sculptures were the work of the Catalan artist Federico Mares, who also directed the building of the monument. There are sculptures of two women...More

1  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Not spectacular but well worth adding to the list of things to see. Goya studied in Zaragosa and his art is well represented here. Not my favourite site in the city but I enjoyed it

Thank alliebdive
Reviewed 11 September 2012

There's no way you can hide from Goya in Zaragoza! He's everywhere! People are very proud of their famous fellow countryman! So one of the cental square's decoration is the monument of great painter! It's interesting because not only Francisco Goya himself is part of...More

Thank VasilyMalygin
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