Monumento a los Caídos por España | Monument to the Fallen for Spain, Madrid 1
Along the Paseo del Prado, between the Palacio de Cibeles and the Prado, lies this monument to the fallen of Spain. Dos de Mayo refers to a famous uprising in 1808—on May 2nd, the citizens of Madrid revolted against the occupation of the city by French troops. They were slaughtered.
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