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Triunfo de San Rafael (Puerta del Puente)

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Prominent statue

riunfo de San Rafael (Puerta del Puente) is a prominent statue set on a high pedestal which... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
Nomadman411978
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London, United Kingdom
Tall Monument

This monument is dedicated to the guardian angel of the city. It was completed in 1781 on the site... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Paula S
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommend this pleasant, large plaza near the Roman bridge. Good for a quick photo shoot. Near hotels.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank packcal
Reviewed January 21, 2019

In the 17th century plague ravished Cordoba and a local priest happened to have a dream one night where the Archangel Raphael came and said he would fix the plaque and when it subsided many others had similar dreams and this statue was one that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

riunfo de San Rafael (Puerta del Puente) is a prominent statue set on a high pedestal which overlooks the river and the Roman bridge in the square of the same name. Good spot to sit and relax and watch the crowds go by.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This monument is dedicated to the guardian angel of the city. It was completed in 1781 on the site of a 13th century hospital and sepulcher of Don Pascual, Bishop of Córdoba. There are a lot of elements to this monument, so you need to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paula S
Reviewed July 29, 2018

San Rafael protector of the city is visible from many spots, this story goes back when according to our guide the city was hit by a strong plague and their devotion to the archangel saved them.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dillon C
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Cordoba has built many monuments of San Rafael, but the most important of them is the one nearby the Mosque and the Triumphal Arch. Overlooking the Roman Bridge, the statue of San Rafael stands on top of the tall column, which can be seen even...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed May 25, 2018

This statue sits atop a very high a pillar raised on a pedestal. Indeed, the statue is so high you need binoculars to have a decent look at how it has been sculptured and maybe gain a better appreciation. Its origins date to the 17th....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed May 18, 2018

This is a great landmark that you will constantly pass by. It is a very odd towering sculpture. It looks finished towards the bottom and looks sparse, almost naked midway up as if the sculptor was running out of money and then the top looks...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bross24
Reviewed April 4, 2018

This statue is located on a small square with a fountain next to the gate "Puerta del Puente" It is a statue of the victory of San Rafael on a pedestal high in the sky. It's nice to take a rest here after half day...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed February 6, 2018

This monument is quite detailed and not your average statue or set of statues. You cannot miss it as it is next to the Mosque.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Susan V
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