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Monumento a la Constitucion de 1812

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Impressive monument in a small park

This large and ornate monument commemorates the signing of the Spanish constitution in Cadiz in... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2019
mabinho
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Seville, Spain
¡Viva la Pepa!

One for students of political history and the history of democracy in particular. The plaza... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
Westmerian54
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Cartmel, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 February 2019

This large and ornate monument commemorates the signing of the Spanish constitution in Cadiz in 1812. It is worth sitting down on one of the beaches facing it to take it all in. The park is pretty too, with some of the ancient sprawling trees...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

One for students of political history and the history of democracy in particular. The plaza celebrates the 1812 constitution which was I think the first democratic constitution in Europe. Unfortunately it didn't last and on the restoration of the monarchy another form of tyranny was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Westmerian54
Reviewed 26 November 2018

In the Plaza de Espana , you find a peaceful park with fountains , birds and benches when you can reflect on this great city. The park surrounds the great monument from 1812, which explains how it provided the rights to the people of Spain...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

A beautiful setting where you can learn about the history of Spain and Cadiz. Very well maintained area surrounded by plants.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Impressive monument in a beautiful little park with lots of shade. Since it was very hot the day we visited, the trees were much appreciated!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This monument is located in the Plaza de España which is a beautiful peaceful park with lots of places to sit and enjoy the birds including a bunch of noisy parrots. The monument, itself is dedicated to the centennial anniversary of Spain's constitution in 1812...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paula S
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Walked from the centre of town to this impressive monument and well worth it as this depicts the Spanish Constitution of 1812

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is a very interesting area of th city with a stunning monument in the middle. Just sit in one of the many chairs and soak it all in.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnH3759
Reviewed 1 July 2018

I enjoyed this monument. Large and impressive it is situated in a quiet leafy square which is great for a rest on a hot day.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bev D
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We saw this monument soon after exiting the cruise ship port. It's pk, but nothing special although I'm sure it means more to the Spanish. I liked the padlock statue near it

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bigtyke
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