Monument of Cabo Noval, Madrid
Monument of Cabo Noval Reviews
While walking around Plaza de Oriente you are bound to come across numerous sculptures and monuments amongst the lovely landscaped gardens. One such unusual monument is Monument of Cabo Noval. It is d... more »
宿泊したホテルから歩ける距離だったので王宮周辺には何度か足を運びました。 オリエンテ広場の北側にある公園にあります。 more »I visited the royal palace several times because it was within walking distance of the hotel i stayed at. It is located in a park on the north side of Oriente Square.
One of the interesting things to see at Plaza De Oriente is the monument to Luis Noval Ferrao, a heroic Spanish soldier who fought and died during battle in Morocco in 1909. Ferrao was noted for his bravery and heroic fighting, becoming a symbol of national pride and nationalism during the early part of the 20th century. A product of that movement was this bronze statue was created by Spanish sculptor Marino Benlliure in 1912. Here you find a bronze figure, fully dressed in soldiery attire and gear, walking forward in front of a large scale stone flag being held by a female figure. The statue is atop a decorative stone pedestal, with inscription in Spanish. It is a nice war memorial, located at the northern end of Plaza De Oriente in an area referred to locally, and in travel books, as Jardines Del Cabo Noval. It is worth having a quick look if you enjoy seeing monuments during your travels.
Beautiful sculpture dedicated to Cabo Noval, who died in the war in Africa in 1909, was a simple soldier, but became a symbol of patriotism Spanish after saving his comrades in a heroic action. The monument was inaugurated in June 1912, and is the work of Mariano Benlliure, is located in the Plaza de Oriente in the garden in his honor.
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