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Los Cubos de la Memoria

Llanes, Spain
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Different

Why don’t all harbour authorities do this painting to their supporting boulders, great fun and... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
PeteLucy434
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Interesting art cubes

The port of Llanes found a clever way to liven up the heavy concrete breakers that protect the long... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Kh445
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Caracas, Venezuela
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  • Excellent15%
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  • Terrible7%
22 Apr 2018
“Different”
6 Dec 2017
“Interesting art cubes”
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Why don’t all harbour authorities do this painting to their supporting boulders, great fun and effective.

Thank PeteLucy434
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

The port of Llanes found a clever way to liven up the heavy concrete breakers that protect the long jetty of the port; they hired the Spanish Basque painter and sculptor Agustin Ibarrola to paint the enormous concrete blocks with colorful themes and motifs which...More

Thank Kh445
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

When does graffiti become art? When some town council is daft enough to pay for it I suppose. These might have looked ok when the were new and fresh, but now they look like pieces of wall from some demolished council block that someone has...More

Thank johnhouston2
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

A fairly nice landmark of Llanes with great views and most restaurants and shops in close distance. Must visit if you are in the area.

Thank Alexander Z
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I can imagine when these were freshly painted they might have had some impact but now graffiti, sun, sea and seagulls have faded and ruined any attraction they may have had. Visit Llanes, it's very nice - walk the clifftop and have coffee in the...More

Thank HappyHols012
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We saw these from multiple angles as we walked around the port of Llanes so one would keep seeing them. Really not much to look at. And didn't find anything significant or historical about them either.

Thank Richard10024
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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Quirky and different, worth a stroll around the harbour to see these interesting sea defences. Was wondering if they painted them in situ or before they were postioned?!

Thank LJF76
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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

When walking around Llanes on a sunny day, the cubicles are worthy of a detour as they liven up the otherwise grey-ish port area. While the cubicles paint is indeed a little faded, this not take away from the liveliness and the lovely views of...More

Thank Mariska E
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

They may have been exciting and interesting when they were first put in, but now they just look a bit jaded and scrappy. Llanes is so much more interesting with its old town and culture. The cubes of memory was pretty forgettable.

Thank Andy N
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

This is the first time I see breakwater painted. It gives a different view of the area. i like it a lot.

Thank Wanda M
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