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This monument is of a worker on his way to work in Gibraltar

This Monument was placed in La Linea to remind The Spanish workers how La Linea came about. There... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2017
Jim M
An important tribute

I'm glad that attention is given to the many good folks who crossed the border of Spain, and... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2016
heyjudithz
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La Linea de la Concepcion, Spain
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

Simple statue in honor of the thousands of cross frontier workers who crossed and to this day still cross the border each day to earn a living.

Thank LaGuiri22
Reviewed September 13, 2017

This Monument was placed in La Linea to remind The Spanish workers how La Linea came about. There was no work in Spain but plenty of labour was need in Gibraltar before and after world War 2 So thousands of workers went in daily to...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

It's not something to go out of your way to see, not a huge monument or anything really, it's a small ish statue and plaque. If you are staying in la linea no doubt you will pass it on the way to Gibraltar as it's...More

Thank VixonJoyce
Reviewed April 1, 2017

This is just a small simple monument but has a big message for the people of la linea. Prior to and after the border being closed by Franco thousands of workers (like myself) cross the frontier on a daily basis to got to work on...More

Thank LaGuiri22
Reviewed February 8, 2017

This statue is close to the Gibraltar border and depicts a Spanish man with his bike and tools / equipment and is a tribute to all Spanish workers

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Reviewed July 19, 2016

I'm glad that attention is given to the many good folks who crossed the border of Spain, and continue to do so, to work in Gibraltar, an English outpost which you can access by foot from Spain - one minute you are in Spain, the...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2016

very interesting statue as you cross border from Spain to Gibraltar always have time to take a look and read

Thank Pauline H
Reviewed May 20, 2016

Statue of a Spanish worker pushing his bike - just on the main road leading to Gibraltar. easy to miss, shame that the inscription is so worn that it can't be read. A tribute to many of the Spanish workers who travelled across the border...More

1  Thank FifiOfGrimsby
Reviewed April 17, 2016

A nice statue which is historically of great importance (for what it comemerates). It is a shame there is not more attention drawn to it. It is so easy to just walk past it and ignore it (and what it symbolizes) on the way to...More

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed February 14, 2016

The monument is beautifully executed, and is situated in the perfect location, on the border between La Linea and Gibraltar. I have heard first hand accounts from the people who actually lived this part of history, which changed their destiny, and I think that it...More

Thank Tjiddle
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