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Did Hercules found Barcelona

Another statue on the plaza, Hercules on a pedestal and recessed in the column behind. He is shown... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Dan L
Bunbury, Australia
Located on the other column

This entrance has 2 columns into Placa de Catalunya. This statue is carved into the second... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Toronto, Canada
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30 May 2018
“Did Hercules found Barcelona”
3 Nov 2018
“Impressive sculpure. ”
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Placa de Catalunya | At the entrance on the northeast side of Placa de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
La Dreta de l'Eixample
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Located in Plaça De Catalunya there are many fine statues and the statue of Hercules is certainly one of the most impressive it's the one I thought looked the most outstanding, it certainly caught my eye. Beautifully detailed it shows the god in animated pose...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Another statue on the plaza, Hercules on a pedestal and recessed in the column behind. He is shown holding a rock in his right hand and his left hand about to grasp the other side. A toga like garment flows from behind his left shoulder...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This entrance has 2 columns into Placa de Catalunya. This statue is carved into the second Column. We walked past this many times on our way to Las Ramblas and picking up our tour.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

On the northeast side of Plaza de Cataluna there is an entrance surrounded by two columns. On the left column there are two sculptures. One of them is Hercules. Hercules is a depiction of the classical hero Hercules. Hercules is a bronze sculpture made by...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant
atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district,
Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
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