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The importance is in the monument's aim

This monument in the city of Madrid is honouring all soldiers that died in different wars for... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fitting memorial

Monument to Fallen Heroes is near the Prado and is a striking obelisk with a flame on its steps to... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you look carefully you can see that there is an eternal flame lit at the base of this poignant and impressive monument.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This monument is located in the Plaza de la Lealtad and is also known as "Obelisco" or the "Monumento a los Héroes del Dos de Mayo'". The monument is built on the location where the French General, Murat, ordered the execution of numerous Spaniards after...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Located in front of Paseo De Prado ,this beautiful obelisk is a monument to the people of Spain who died defending their country throughout the centuries. It's a wonderful monument ,the obelisk is not huge compared to the ones we saw in Rome but the...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This monument in the city of Madrid is honouring all soldiers that died in different wars for Spain. It's what many countries have as the unknown soldier monument. It is also known in Madrid as the obelisk. The monument is located in the "Plaza de...More

Thank JuPereira
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Monument to Fallen Heroes is near the Prado and is a striking obelisk with a flame on its steps to commemorate always the soldiers fallen fighting for Spain.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 1 October 2017

On your way to the Paseo del Prado museum and the whole area please stop a few minutes at this monument. Not big in size but big in significance. I liked it, it gives you a moment of solemnity. Thumbs up!

Thank Aqua_Uomo
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a poignant, unusual and interesting memorial which is located just north of the Prado. You have to cross a road to get close to it so it can easily be passed by without noticing.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This respectable memorial is within a couple of minutes walk from Madrid's famous museums. The monument is simple, yet well kept and it's well worth a pass-by visit.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a simple and solemn monument to the fallen soldiers of Spain. The place is kept well maintained, and a 2-minute visit is all you need.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 13 June 2016

* The Monumento a los Caídos por España (Monument to the Fallen for Spain), popularly known as the 'Obelisco' ("Obelisk") or the 'Monumento a los Héroes del Dos de Mayo' ("Monument to the Heroes of the Second of May"). Is a monument in Madrid, located...More

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