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Not my usual go-to for sculpture but very intriguing. Representing homage to the wild horses of the... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2019
Portland, Oregon

Very strange horse statue, but liked it very much. Well worth a few minutes to trake it in and... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2019
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Plaza de Espana, Vigo, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Monument to the Horses is the first landmark you see when you arrive to Vigo by road from Avenida de Madrid. It is a magnificent sculpture in bronze, by the late artist Juan Oliveira from Tuy, that he dedicated to the wild horses that...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 6, 2019

Not my usual go-to for sculpture but very intriguing. Representing homage to the wild horses of the area, the coiled power in the spiral of horses in this 60' work of Juan Jose Oliveira compelled me to snap a few photos. It's also on the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 20, 2019

spotted this monument on the tourist bus tour of Vigo,a great way to be introduced to a city for the first time

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019

Very strange horse statue, but liked it very much. Well worth a few minutes to trake it in and enjoy the sight.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

We could watch it from inside our bus. Could not go closer as the traffic was too much around the roundabout. A wonderful engineering feat worth admiring. You can not miss it once you are in Vigo. Amolak Rattan Kohli Former Governor Of Mizoram

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

To get away from the central tourist area we hiked up the hill from Vigo’s harbor to this plaza to see the large sculpture/monument of the wild horses in the middle of the roundabout next to this plaza...doing so allowed us to see a different...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Takarehi
Reviewed May 20, 2018

A thing of beauty located on a busy roundabout in Vigo. It is even more impressive sight as you approach it. It is tough to get near due to its location on the roundabout but even from the side of the street it is very...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

I walked to the top of Gran Via especially to see this monument and wasn't disappointed. Spectacular, beautiful and interesting feat of engineering. The five horses are captivating and go one better than their pals of the apocalypse. I wanted to get up for a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

The sculpture sits in the middle of a roundabout which is unfortunate as you cannot get up close to enjoy all the detail. Better from a distance than not at all!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Not only is this a very powerful, beautiful sculpture, the engineering required to make the sculpture “alive” is amazing to see. This is a landmark of Vigo.

Date of experience: January 2018
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