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Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The statue is in the middle of a huge square. It’s a large statue. It seems well done. And it only takes about 3 minutes to look at.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Plaza Mayor is one of the grandest historical squares in Madrid. In its center resides the bronze statue of King Philip III. It was created in 1619 and moved to Plaza Mayor in 1848. Plaza Mayor is very centrally located and worth at least a...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This is a statue worth a second look on the most famous location in town. The square is full of hawkers so don't stop too long.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

In one of the most famous squares in Madrid namely Plaza Mayor you will find the equestrian statue and monument to King Felipe III who reigned over Spain from 1598 till his death in 1621. The Statue looks marvellous and it's fitting it's located in...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The Felipe III Statue stands in the centre of Plaza Mayor with the King triumphantly riding his stallion. During the early stages of the Franco dictatorship, relics and statues associated with the Spanish monarchy were defaced or destroyed. The Felipe III Statue was no exception...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This statue of King Felipe III (1578–1621) on horseback is located in the middle of Plaza Mayor, the main historic square of Madrid. Felipe III was the King of Spain from 1598 until his death.

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 31 January 2018

The statue of King Phillip III cannot be missed if you visit Plaza Mayor. Once upon a time there was a hole in it where small birds flew in and were unable to escape. The decaying birds left a foul smell.

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Felipe III Statue is in the prime position in the middle of Plaza Mayor with the advantage that you can get close and enjoy a good look unlike many which are stuck in busy roundabouts.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The Felipe III Statue Madrid was designed and sculptured by the Italian artist Jean Boulogne a member of the Medici in Florence. After researching this, because the site has little information at it... I found that during the early stages of the Franco dictatorship of...More

1  Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed 11 August 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!

Thank sheepygold
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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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