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Monumento a los Caidos por Espana

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The importance is in the monument's aim

This monument in the city of Madrid is honouring all soldiers that died in different wars for... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fitting memorial

Monument to Fallen Heroes is near the Prado and is a striking obelisk with a flame on its steps to... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

If you look carefully you can see that there is an eternal flame lit at the base of this poignant and impressive monument.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This monument is located in the Plaza de la Lealtad and is also known as "Obelisco" or the "Monumento a los Héroes del Dos de Mayo'". The monument is built on the location where the French General, Murat, ordered the execution of numerous Spaniards after...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Located in front of Paseo De Prado ,this beautiful obelisk is a monument to the people of Spain who died defending their country throughout the centuries. It's a wonderful monument ,the obelisk is not huge compared to the ones we saw in Rome but the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This monument in the city of Madrid is honouring all soldiers that died in different wars for Spain. It's what many countries have as the unknown soldier monument. It is also known in Madrid as the obelisk. The monument is located in the "Plaza de...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Monument to Fallen Heroes is near the Prado and is a striking obelisk with a flame on its steps to commemorate always the soldiers fallen fighting for Spain.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

On your way to the Paseo del Prado museum and the whole area please stop a few minutes at this monument. Not big in size but big in significance. I liked it, it gives you a moment of solemnity. Thumbs up!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a poignant, unusual and interesting memorial which is located just north of the Prado. You have to cross a road to get close to it so it can easily be passed by without noticing.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This respectable memorial is within a couple of minutes walk from Madrid's famous museums. The monument is simple, yet well kept and it's well worth a pass-by visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a simple and solemn monument to the fallen soldiers of Spain. The place is kept well maintained, and a 2-minute visit is all you need.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 13 June 2016

* The Monumento a los Caídos por España (Monument to the Fallen for Spain), popularly known as the 'Obelisco' ("Obelisk") or the 'Monumento a los Héroes del Dos de Mayo' ("Monument to the Heroes of the Second of May"). Is a monument in Madrid, located...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the
Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and
culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On
weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free
after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue
of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de
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