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Beautiful monument, but what interesting is surrounding the roundabout.

This is a monument that was built on a roundabout in the north Salamanca area. This is a statue... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Snowball23514
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Barnet, United Kingdom
Dangerous!

Nice statue and monument, but as other reviewers have mentioned it is on a very busy thoroughfare... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Mark C
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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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Jun 10, 2018
“Beautiful monument, but what interesting is surrounding the roundabout.”
Apr 15, 2018
“Dangerous!”
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

This is a monument that was built on a roundabout in the north Salamanca area. This is a statue monument created by Mariano Benlliure in 1908 to pay tribute to the nineteenth century president of the 1st Spanish Republic, Emilo Castelar. This monument combines a...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Nice statue and monument, but as other reviewers have mentioned it is on a very busy thoroughfare and you risk moving off the pedestrian walkway onto busy traffic!

Thank Mark C
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

This is a substantial and carefully crafted monument that sits in the middle of a main thoroughfare. Impressive to look at from afar but no way to safely get a closer look.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I found this monument very photogenic. It is a bit out of the way and you walk passed it if like us you are going on foot from The Sorolla Museum toward Salamanca. The problem is if you try and get to the monument you...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Glorieta de Emilio Castelar is located at the Paseo de la Castellana. There is a monument to Emilio Castelar, who was a president of the First Republic. The monumento was made by Manriano Benlliure and was inaugurated in 1908.

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Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights
frame the neighborhood of Barrio Salamanca. With
beautiful condominium buildings that make up most
blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and
quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large
shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle
Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will
reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of
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