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Monumento a Los Raqueros

Paseo Pereda, 39004 Santander, Spain
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Nice bronze sculptures

These are near Puerto Chico. They made me want to dive in to the harbour too. The water seems very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
KillingMoon
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Surprising!

Santander is dotted with monuments and sculptures. These can be found on the promenade and attract... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Timski4u
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Paseo Pereda, 39004 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

These are near Puerto Chico. They made me want to dive in to the harbour too. The water seems very clean for such a busy bay. Quite impressive really. There are other nice outdoor artworks dotted around Santander which would make a nice tour -...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Santander is dotted with monuments and sculptures. These can be found on the promenade and attract numerous photographers.

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Something not so obvious, not so visible, but interesting in the middle of walk close to the sea. Because of the fishers i could not take proper pic.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

This beautiful sculpture is done as if someone was actually going to dive in the water, there are other sculptures that depict people sitting and standing at the water's edge, they are well made and fascinating to look at.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Santander has redeveloped this area beautifully to highlight the bay and this area of the city. The Monumento a Los Raqueros is beautiful and appeals to adults and children. Simple but evocative of when such activities occupied our time. The walk is perfect on a...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

We passed these every day on the waterfront, all very understated. Worth a few photos. They are right on the edge of the quay so if you have little ones, hold them tight!

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

A lovely place to sit (plenty of benches) and contemplate view of Santander bay while imagining its past history.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

It's a very pleasant place to walk around especially on a sunny day, there are places to eat and drink around the area with a nice view and very relaxing . It can be a romantic place for the couple or the lovers. I highly...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

While strolling along the front I unexpectedly came across this delightful group of figures, they look so natural and in context with there surroundings

Thank rickuk3
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

An amusing set of statues on the harbour-side, although reflect the harsh reality of child labour - paid to dive in an scavenge shipwrecks.

Thank mabinho
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