Felipe III Statue, Madrid

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  • August 11, 2017
    This is not a special statue and the streets around here are some of the worst for robbery in Madrid so don't travel here for this pedestrian statue!  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    If there is one thing that Madrid has in abundance it is great statues that are perfect for pictures. Felipe III is similar to Felipe the IV in Plaza Oriente. The statue is symbol for Plaza Mayor and ...  more »
  • July 9, 2017
    Located in the center of Plaza Mayor, this statue depicts Felipe III also called Philip the pious, who ruled from the end of 1500 until 1621, the year of his death, out of Spain and Portugal. Famous for the expulsion of the Moriscos of 1609, Muslim converts to Christianity but who had retained many Islamic practices. This bronze statue was sculpted by Giambologna and, at his death, completed by Pietro Tacca, always at his school. The latter also has a bronze statue in the Plaza de Oriente If this review did you like, you can read my other reviews of Madrid (and others) and I'm glad a click on: is it useful? Thanks:)
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  • Very artistic plaza, lots of vendors and performers.
  • If you are in Madrid you can not go and not see this place. Although there is not so many to see except buildings the statue, the place has its own magic atmosphere, some bars and a lot of street artists.
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  • Plaza Mayor, one of the best places to see in Madrid, Gotta love Espana

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