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Statue Is Easy To Walk To...

Have been visiting the Equestrian Statue of Francisco Cuervo y Valdes for years. It is easy to... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2018
R_Sanchez_1792
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
A welcome to old town!

The statue is at the order of old town and welcome visitors to the area. While it is not an... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2016
Pomerols
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Weston, Florida
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Dec 28, 2018
“The sculpture of Spanaird rulers”
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Reviewed June 7, 2019

After eating a subpar dinner at Little Anita's, the large statue of Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdes beaconed us to explore Old Town Albuquerque. So, we did!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank AlphaRam
Reviewed December 28, 2018

The monument (sculture) is located at the one way street going into the Old Town Albuquerque. Based on the information Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdes lived1651–1714. He was a Spanish politician who emmigrated to America in 1678 and ruled Texas between1698–1702 and New Mexico between1704–1707....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This bronze sculpture located in Old Towne Albuquerque is one of many extraordinary bronze sculptures located throughout Albuquerque. Several are in the Old Towne area. One can only marvel at the details, expressiveness, size and weight of this sculpture. It is easyome to find and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank casnewmexico
Reviewed February 16, 2018

Have been visiting the Equestrian Statue of Francisco Cuervo y Valdes for years. It is easy to locate, it is free, and you can stop and rest foe awhile walking in Old Town.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank R_Sanchez_1792
Reviewed May 19, 2017

My wife and I visited Albuquerque and spent about a day and a half walking through Old Town visiting its boutique shops, restaurants, museums, historical sights, and just taking in its beauty.... The Don Francisco Cuervo Y Valdes Statue was the first thing we saw...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

The statue is at the order of old town and welcome visitors to the area. While it is not an exceptional statue it is fun and a fitting welcome. I liked it!

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Pomerols
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Ruggedly executed, it gives the feeling of the rough-around-the-edges setting Don Francisco found himself in (back in the early 1700's). The horse turns his head, raises its hoof, and looks every bit the war horse he probably was. Move over, Bucephalus! Don Franciso is reading...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank on_the_go_98765
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I am sorry about your health but I have no knowledge other than visiting the statue.
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