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Fitting memorial

Atocha Bombing Memorial is a fitting commemoration to those who died in the bomb attack at the... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Nomadman411978
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London, United Kingdom
Very moving and a sad reminder

We walked all around the station looking for the memorial without luck. We went back to our hotel... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Jane C
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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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26 Nov 2017
“Fitting memorial”
17 Sep 2018
“As almost if they want to forget”
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This is the memorial to the victims of the March 11, 2004 bombing at the Atocha station. Would love to write a review and post some photos.
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Frente a la Estacion de Atocha, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 54 44 10
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Given the loss of life and the public outpouring of heartache, this memorial is out of cilta with the Spanish way of life. Hard to find, not inspiring, what were they thinking of. It's as almost if they want to forget what happened. I am...More

Thank matelot49
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

It has taken me 3 attempts to find the memorial to the bombing victims as there are practically no signs to it. As far as I can tell it is not possible to get to it from the main concourse. The easiest way to find...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We asked a police officer where the memorial was located at the bus station and he directed us to it. It is not in an obvious location. The lighted circle above me has, etched into the glass many of the notes left at the station...More

Thank looski
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Atocha Bombing Memorial is a fitting commemoration to those who died in the bomb attack at the station. It's situated in a round glass building near the main entrance to the station.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We walked all around the station looking for the memorial without luck. We went back to our hotel and asked the reception staff for information. They looked it up on line and we went back to the station to find it. It is difficult to...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Would have liked to see inside the memorial but although it was difficult to find & when we did it said it would be open 11:00-14:00 waited until well after 11:00 but it never opened. Looked though the glass window & it looked a sad...More

Thank Annieknig
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This city that has seen so much violence, was the victim of a 21st century terrorist attack. This 30 ft round column memorializes the innocent victims in fitting, if tragic, tribute.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

A simple auditorium with minimal lighting that enters through an 11 meter high cylynder. The auditorium can accommodare up to 200 people but is usually quiet and somber making it an appropriate way to pay ones respects or just to take a moment to remember...More

Thank FRANK P
Reviewed 2 July 2016

a place of peace where one's get the chance to stop and think about what happened in this train station. You don't get to think about vengeance or terror, but you think about souls, lives and go on with yours. from the outside it looks...More

Thank Jose B
Reviewed 20 October 2015

When I get there and I start to read all the phrases of the family of the victms, I was in a very emotional feeling. Beautiful place

Thank Liliana C
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