Statue of El Cid

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Statue of El Cid - Spain
Statue of El Cid - Spain
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Statue of El Cid
📍 Spain
The Statue of El Cid is a bronze monument located in Burgos, Spain. It was built in 1955 by sculptor Juan Cristóbal González Quesada to honor the medieval knight and hero, El Cid. The statue stands at over 8 meters tall and depicts El Cid on horseback, holding a sword and a flag. The base of the statue is adorned with reliefs illustrating scenes from El Cid's life. The statue is located in the center of Plaza de España, a bustling square surrounded by cafes and shops. Visitors can take photos with the statue, but are advised to come during off-peak hours as it can get crowded. The best time for photos is during sunrise or sunset, when the natural light casts a beautiful glow on the statue. It is also recommended to photograph the statue from various angles, as it offers different perspectives. Admission to the square and the statue is free, making it a must-visit for photo-travelers in Burgos.

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