🇪🇸 Fuente del Ángel Caído (Fountain of the Fallen Angel), a controversial monument located in Madrid, Spain. The more mysterious part is that the statue is placed exactly 666 meters above sea level🤔 Not kidding. ⠀
Originally made in 1877, Fuente del Ángel Caído is supposed to represent the fallen angel Lucifer being exiled from Paradise. Actually, it's said to be the only public sculpture in the world fully dedicated to the Devil👹
Madrid’s “Glass Palace” has watched over Buen Retiro Park for upwards of 130 years. The Palacio de Cristal was originally built as a conservatory, but today functions as an art exhibition venue. The curved glass-and-iron architecture makes for beautiful pictures when the sun is out!
Rei Afonso XII, apelidado de “o Pacificador“, foi rei da Espanha de 1874 até 1885 (ano de sua morte), tendo subido ao trono após um golpe de estado que restaurou a monarquia e encerrou a primeira República espanhola.
Em 1902, fica convocado um concurso nacional para construir monumental ao rei Afonso XII. Quem ganhou foi o arquiteto José Grases Riera com projeto grandioso em bronze mármore.
O Monumento foi inaugurado em 3 de julho de 1922 e está nos jardins do Parque del Buen Retiro em Madri. #madrid#buenretiropark#vacation#spain#goodvibes
It’s been exactly one week since we’ve started this journey and quite frankly it feels like it’s been 3 weeks. Currently settling down for a bit in Spain staying with a friend who is like a brother to me and we finally have time to catch our breath and correct our sleeping schedule. •
What’s that quote again about people in glass houses? ✨
7 13825 June, 2018
Liking #tbt I am thinking about my adventures in Buen Retiro park in Madrid. The breath-taking park is 296.5 acres. I walked around the park with my mom for well over an hour but there was always more to see - it's enormous. This part of the garden is directly across from the famous boating lake. My mom met me while I lived in Spain for the summer. It was an incredible journey and everyone should try to travel by themselves at some point. It's exhilarating. I can't wait to go back to Spain. Have you traveled on your own? If so, where did you go? If not, where would you go?