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sndovale wrote a review Sep 2019
Lincoln, California1,168 contributions322 helpful votes
If you are walking by you can take a picture but it is not worth going there for the statue. We happened by.
Date of experience: September 2019
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westy54 wrote a review Feb 2018
Sydney, Australia6,514 contributions964 helpful votes
Another equestrian statue of a Military leader and War Hero. On this occasion General Manuel Osorio.
This Statue is located in the middle of the historic Praca XV de Novembro and was erected around 1894 in honour of General Manuel Osorio, an esteemed Brazilian military leader and hero of the War of the Triple Alliance between, on the one side, Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina and, on the other, Paraguay. The War lasted from 1864 to 1870. The Statue was cast in bronze in France. The bronze reliefs on the plinth depicting scenes of battles were cast from bronze melted down from canons captured in the war against Paraguary. Overall the Statue and the surrounding square could do with a lot of TLC. At one stage the General's remains were interred in a crypt under the Statue but they have since been relocated to a vault built in a town near were he was born.…
Date of experience: November 2017