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Very striking

A realistic bronze monument of a man carrying a flaming baton in his hand and s rifle on his back... read more

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A detailed statue

This is a very life-like statue of a soldier equipped with a rifle as if heading to conflict. The... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
sheepygold
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london
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“Very striking”
9 Feb 2018
“A detailed statue”
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Reviewed today via mobile

A realistic bronze monument of a man carrying a flaming baton in his hand and s rifle on his back. He was clearly a hero during the 19th century. As you head South down the hill he becomes more imposing.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

The Statue Of Eloy Gonzalo is a really lovely looking and eye catching statue that is located in a nice little plaza we chanced upon as we were wandering around the eclectic and vibrant Lavapies neighbourhood. The statue is a landmark feature in a square...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

This is a very life-like statue of a soldier equipped with a rifle as if heading to conflict. The square where it is located is picturesque and relaxed with outdoor dining.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Statue of Eloy Gonzalo in the Cascorro Square commemorates an heroic Spanish soldier who fought in Cuba and died in 1897.

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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Sat at the tables facing the statue. Curious as to the history and Googled it. Once through the Spanish sites we found the fascinating history. We were here on a Weekday so no market, though an interesting area.

Thank M1c64315PT
Reviewed 23 April 2015

The statue of Eloy Gonzalo stands in the Plaza del Cascorro. He was a Spanish soldier who died in Cuba in 1897 and is considered a Spanish hero.

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Lavapies
Walking into this neighbourhood is like entering a
different country ... except it's hard to tell which
one it is. One side of Calle Lavapiés is lined with
Indian restaurants, the other with kebab shops. Men in
traditional African clothing convene outside their
businesses for long chats, and people shout to each
other across plazas and streets. Interspersed among
ethnic specialty shops are independent theaters and
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