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Hercules

Placa de Catalunya | At the entrance on the northeast side of Placa de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
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Did Hercules found Barcelona

Another statue on the plaza, Hercules on a pedestal and recessed in the column behind. He is shown... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
Dan L
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Bunbury, Australia
Located on the other column

This entrance has 2 columns into Placa de Catalunya. This statue is carved into the second... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
wasntme58
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Toronto, Canada
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May 30, 2018
“Did Hercules found Barcelona”
Oct 4, 2017
“Located on the other column”
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Placa de Catalunya | At the entrance on the northeast side of Placa de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

Another statue on the plaza, Hercules on a pedestal and recessed in the column behind. He is shown holding a rock in his right hand and his left hand about to grasp the other side. A toga like garment flows from behind his left shoulder...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

This entrance has 2 columns into Placa de Catalunya. This statue is carved into the second Column. We walked past this many times on our way to Las Ramblas and picking up our tour.

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Reviewed January 26, 2017

On the northeast side of Plaza de Cataluna there is an entrance surrounded by two columns. On the left column there are two sculptures. One of them is Hercules. Hercules is a depiction of the classical hero Hercules. Hercules is a bronze sculpture made by...More

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