Panteón de Hombres Ilustres (Pantheon of Illustrious Men)

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I have been there in 2000. A very bored soldier at the entrance gave me the free ticket and I spent some time inside. The statuary is grandiose and startling in the truly Spanish spirit.

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I’m having issues with the name and I’m not new on the band wagon so that’s not it. There were a lot of illustrious females in Spain’s history as well, women whose names would at least ring a bell the world around. It looks like a beautiful tribute and might have been finished if the men had not been trying so hard to get in it and the women, pulling their country forward to stay out of it.