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This is a Spanish military (Naval) memorial and monument. It commemorates the valor and sacrifice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chuck M
San Diego, California
Memorial Monument

The Monument to the Heroes of Cavite is located on the Plaza de los Heroes de Cavite near to the... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
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Plaza de los Heroes de Cavite, 30201 Cartagena, Municipality of Cartagena, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Spanish military (Naval) memorial and monument. It commemorates the valor and sacrifice of the Spanish naval forces and military in two important conflicts in Spanish history (Cavite and Cuba). The monument is located near the harbor, and is a very short walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chuck M
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This monument is situated near the sea wall & harbour of Cartegena. So it is easily accessible is walking towards the Old Town. It was erected in 1923 as a tribute to the Spanish sailors that died in battle against USA ships in the waters...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

The Monument to the Heroes of Cavite is located on the Plaza de los Heroes de Cavite near to the Town Hall. It is dedicated to the heroes of Spanish Navy at war particularly in the two defeats at the battle of Cavite in Philippines...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This monument is dedicated to the heroes of the battle of Cavite in the Philippines and Santiago in Cuba during the Spanish American War. The Spanish Navy was devastated in both battles and resulted in the demise of Spain's Pacific and Caribbean fleets. It is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is a statue/monument near the water by the square. nothin to actually do here. However the surroundings are nice.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Impressive monument which when lit up and with the blue building in the background looks brilliant..

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank VinceNewcastle
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This impressive memorial is in remembrance of two Naval battles of 1898 in which Spain’s forces suffered complete defeats. The battle of Santiago de Cuba was the largest single naval conflict of the Hispano-American war and resulted in loss of Spain’s Caribbean fleet - 474...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Monument to two important actions in Spanish history. If you love monuments, give it a go. It is not everybody's thing but, for me, history is everything

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Norman J
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I am an American History teacher,and this made me realize the other side of the Spanish-American War. This commemorated the Spanish side for their losses in Cuba. Hats off to them.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank south6
Reviewed 16 May 2017

So good that Spain can remember their Dead warriors, even from conflicts where they were defeated. In this case the naval wars in Cuba and the Philippeans, both resulting in the loss of complete Fleets of ships. Remembering Spain's Honourable sailours. RIP.

Date of experience: May 2017
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