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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a good idea to put this Gato here in the end. If many people come and take pictures, this will be excellent for this neighboorhood that urgently needs this kind of social control. Locals protest against drugs and street violence, so let's help...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I look for Botero's in every city I travel to. This one was a little difficult to find. It is in a park in the center of a neighborhood.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kimbic68
Reviewed 28 August 2019

Fun piece by famous Colombian artist. Its worth it for the photos with you kids and teh giant cat!. Its only 10min from Las Ramblas down small side streets or less from Colombus monument ... easy to find in large leafy boulvard. Area feels unloved...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 908RobertM
Reviewed 10 August 2019

Typical Botero's creation! El Gato Grande! This cat looks so cool, it's dificult not to touch! Very photogenic)))

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ShopD2
Reviewed 16 July 2019

El Gat de Botero is a sculpture by the Columbian artist Fernando Botero. It’s a fun sculpture of a cat feature his signature Boterismo style of exaggerated and Rubenesque proportions. A bit of a detour, but worth it for something a little different in Barcelona.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 21 June 2019

This gigantic cat is a spectacular sculpture made by Colombian Fernando Botero. It has been placed at the Rambla de Raval, a large boulevard located in a very deteriorated neighborhood. The whole area is filthy, with awful smells everywhere, and you feel very unsafe, even...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Luciafernandez62
Reviewed 26 May 2019

This statue made me very happy as I was missing my own cat at home. This one is huge and cast in bronze very nicely indeed. It's a fun piece of street art in Ravel on the Rambla and lovely so see but no need...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed 23 May 2019 via mobile

Such an interesting and wonderful statue of a giant cat that I just had to see to believe and it's even better in real life, absolutely loved it.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank weekak
Reviewed 8 March 2019 via mobile

We walked past this statue today on the way to a museum. Rather odd. Only worth seeing if you are interested in cats or are passing by. The surrounding streets aren't the best.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Martiniy
Reviewed 8 March 2019

Whilst in Barcelona, Doris&Elsie were also on holiday in the cattery so I just had to go and find Fernando and take a picture.

Date of experience: March 2019
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