Monumento al General Vara de Rey y los Heroes de Caney, Madrid

2.7
#1510 of 1,618 in Things to do in Madrid
Monumento al General Vara de Rey y los Heroes de Caney is located in Madrid. Add Monumento al General Vara de Rey y los Heroes de Caney to your Madrid travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Madrid journey planning site .
Create an itinerary including Monumento al General Vara de Rey y los Heroes de Caney
Save Saved
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Monumento al General Vara de Rey y los Heroes de Caney Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5
4 reviews
Google
4.1
TripAdvisor
  • This monument stands in tribute to General Vara Del Rey, a 19th century Spanish general. He was known primarily for his role in the Battle of Caney during the Spanish-American War. His vastly outnumbe...  more »
  • Monument to general vara de rey y los heroes of caney, is a beautiful monument is near the estacion atocha and the pantheon. Remember not to pollute the environment, avoid and recycle the plastic. Do not leave your pet.
    View original
Google
  • Inconspicuous. Reminds one of the saddest events of the loss of the colonies
    View original
  • "And this struggle of El Caney would not appear always to the whole world as one of the most beautiful examples of human value and self-denial military?" Captain Wester, eyewitness to the battle of El Caney "the value of the Spaniards is magnificent. While the grenades exploding over the village or exploited against the Fort of stone, while the hailstorm of lead sweeping the trenches looking for each crenel, every crack, every corner, the soldiers of that incomparable Vara de Rey, quiet and deliberately, rising up in their trenches and throwing shock after shock against American attackers continued for hours. Their number decreased and decreased, their trenches were full of dead and wounded, but with a determination and one value more than commendable resisted attacks and 10 hours, kept more than 10 times their number, some American troops so brave as they never toured a field of battle". Sergeant Mayor Herbert Howland, who took part in the assault on Fort El Viso
    View original
Places to stay near Monumento al General Vara de Rey y los Heroes de Caney

Plan your trip to Madrid

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Madrid

View all >
4.7
Duration: 3​h
4.8
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 3​h
5.0
Duration: 3​h

Museums in Madrid

View all >
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Hidden gems in Madrid

4.9
Duration: 4​h
4.9
Duration: 3​h
4.8
Duration: 1​h
3.8
Duration: 3​h

Parks in Madrid

3.7
Duration: 2​h
3.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.4
Duration: 1​h
4.3
Duration: 2​h

Shopping in Madrid

View all >
4.1
Duration: 1​h
3.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min
1.1
Duration: 2​h
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Nearby attractions in Madrid

3.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 3​h
4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 2​h
5.0
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 3​h
5.0
Duration: 1​h