We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
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
LG_Kay
,
Singapore, Singapore
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
sheepygold
,
london
Read all 377 reviews
397
All photos (397)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
12°
Nov
Dec
Jan
Contact
En el centro de Plaza de Espana, Madrid, Spain
Lavapiés
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Madrid
from US$29.00
More Info
from US$69.70
More Info
from US$90.60
More Info
from US$17.30
More Info
Reviews (377)
Filter reviews
75 results
Traveller rating
30
33
11
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
30
33
11
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews don quixote beautiful monument reflecting pool man of la mancha la manche monument stands main characters true love bronze sculptures royal palace worth a visit author statue playwright dulcinea stone square
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 75 reviews
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

Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
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

1  Thank 293neilk
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
View more reviews
Nearby
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
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 452 nearby hotels
Hostal Fabiola
36 reviews
.07 km away
Hostal Florida
68 reviews
.07 km away
Hotel Eurostars Plaza Mayor
715 reviews
.10 km away
Hostal Tirso Plaza
59 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 12,887 nearby restaurants
Smok Mok
89 reviews
.09 km away
Yatai Market
151 reviews
.09 km away
Ice Cream Shop Helados Patagonia Artesanal
48 reviews
.10 km away
Yatiri
119 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,922 nearby attractions
Teatro Calderon
265 reviews
.23 km away
Ballet Flamenco de Madrid
42 reviews
.14 km away
Teatro Figaro
58 reviews
.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Monumento Cervantes staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines