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Tall monument in Plaza de Espana

This tall and beautiful monument is located in the centre of Plaza de Espana. Many tourists came... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
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A very imposing monument

This is one of the most imposing monuments in Madrid after the monument to Alphonso in Parque Ben... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Don quixote rides in front of Cervantes. Nice but huge monument on place España which is a nice place in a busy area. Well it is a bit noisy due to all the traffic around but it was worth seeing.

Thank Henrik R
Reviewed October 6, 2018

For me this monument does not disappoint. The monument to Miguel de Cervantes is a sculptural group, which makes it above the norm. In front of the statue of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza is a rectangular pond which offers wonderful reflections of the monument....More

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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

I read a recent review and had a little laugh. Then I was also sad, because somebody commented that pictures are great but statue is not much. They followed simply the Tripadvisor map and finally got to Molina square, where us the Molina statue. Cervantes...More

Thank 757kimi
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

If you feel like you just wanna take a walk and relax on a bench then it is worth it otherwise dont plan it as a whole trip cause it is disappointing

Thank Wassim K
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Very special memorial for the fabulous author Cervantes. The sculptures are very impressive, the size and quiet in the area speaks to the regard in which Cervantes is held.

Thank Corky G
Reviewed August 2, 2018

This tall and beautiful monument is located in the centre of Plaza de Espana. Many tourists came here just to take a photo/selfie with this monument and the statues of Don Quixote & Sancho Panza. Enjoy the surrounding fountain & pond in this open space...More

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This is one of the most imposing monuments in Madrid after the monument to Alphonso in Parque Ben Retiro. The square where the monument is located is rather dry and dusty at the moment.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed July 2, 2018

The monument to Madrid's famous novelist (Don Quixote) is located in the heart of Plaza de Espana. It's definitely worth a visit when exploring the area around the Royal Palace.

Thank T4232XIjohnb
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Monumento De Cervantes is a stunning statue and monument to one of Madrid's most famous sons namely Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra ( 1547 till 1616 ) . This poet,soilder,playwright and novelist wrote the masterpiece Don Quixote, this book has been translated into more languages than...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2018

I guess that most tourists come to the Plaza de Espana to see the impressive monument to Cervantes. The monument was commissioned by King Alfonso XIII in 1915 on the 300th anniversary the publication of the second part of Don Quixote. The main body of...More

Thank Dan L
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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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