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Monumento a la Madre del emigrante, Gijon

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  • Thus it is as this beautiful sculpture reminding is known locally to the thousands of emigrants who had to March from Asturias in search of a future, is part of a walk of about 6 km or less that runs from the Church of San Lorenzo to the mirador de La Providencia.
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  • Walking east along the coast you come to this monument dedicated to mothers whose sons left Spain for the Americas. The outstretched hand and look of loss on her face is so emotional it is worth the e...  read more »
  • Started my tour and ride morning in the Church of San Pedro and was touring all the wall by the Paseo of San Lorenzo and last the Rinconin. On the road you're discovering corners in beaches, beautiful views of the city, sculptures, etc. But all I would highlight the monument to the mother of the emigrant of great vividness and reality, facing the Bay of Biscay.
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  • It is the first sculpture of modern language installed in a public space in the city. As it will happen later, formal transgression will provoke a lively debate between the gijoneses at this time. Currently, it is one of sculptures more features of the city, with a strong symbolic sense. Located in the Paseo de el Rinconin, mother looks to the sea, to which reaches degarradoramente one of his hands. Muriedas tried to capture in her suffering so many Asturian and gijonesas that looked at how their children should be starting in search of a life better.
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  • El Rinconin Lloca, mythical of Gijón. And one of the areas most beautiful city to walk.
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  • Better known as La Lloca de el Rinconin. Today it is an emblem of the promenade of Gijon
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  • Statue of the migrant mother. With a great emotional charge.
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  • Popularly known as La Lloca, an interesting area for viewing the sea.
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