Monumento a los Caidos por Espana, Madrid

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  • Originally the memorial, also known as the "Obelisco", commemorated the victims of the uprising on 2 May 1808 in Madrid against the French occupation. In 1985 it was re-inaugurated as a memorial to al...  more »
  • Located in the Plaza de la Lealtad, next to the Paseo del Prado, this obelisk is a tribute to those who fought for Spain. The monument was built on the site where countless Spaniards were executed after the Dos de Mayo uprising. It's beautiful and well preserved.
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  • This Monument to the Fallen for Spain, colloquially known as the 'Obelisk' is the Madrid equivalent to the tomb of the unknown soldier. Originally intended to honour those who died in the Mayo uprising during the French occupation, it was re-dedicated to all fallen soldier of Spain, except for the aforementioned uprising. Like many such monuments, this also has an eternal flame. A worthy tribute to all of Spain's fallen.
  • Incredible zone. One of the gorgeous Madrid has. Please don't lose the opportunity to discover this place and the neighborhood.
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