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An interesting place...one of many in Palencia

We enjoyed a short visit to Palencia. If you are into Churches, cathedrals, architecture and all... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Richard B
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Coimbra, Portugal
Regional Landmark, worth a visit

One of Victorio Macho's most famous works, this was a must-see on our trip to Palencia. Visible... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
RAA1972
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 weeks ago
“Worth visiting”
22 Dec 2017
“The highest pint of the city with excelent views”
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You can see from there a city with very kind people and a city with important monuments, roman, romanic, gotic, visigoth. .etc

Thank Estoycontentaono
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The "Cristo del Otero" is one of the highest crist-scultures on the world. You must visit it. It has also a small museum you can visit it for free.

Thank cornelis2005
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This statue is beautiful. So tall and has great lighting fo visibility at night. Like he is guarding the whole city.

Thank grumorf
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We enjoyed a short visit to Palencia. If you are into Churches, cathedrals, architecture and all things 'statuey' and 'stony' you will definitely enjoy this place.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Walking up the hill really worth it. Statue it self is very nice but the honestly the view at Palencia is much more nicer. Oh and there is some museum as well.

Thank Kuna_Nese_Nanuk
Reviewed 19 August 2016

One of Victorio Macho's most famous works, this was a must-see on our trip to Palencia. Visible for quite a distance, this monument is definitely worth seeing up close, as well as admiring from afar. There is limited parking up the hill, but we chose...More

Thank RAA1972
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We didn't know about the Cristo until our hotel front staff told us about it. We were like we gotta go! It's similar to Redemptor in Brazil. The moment we arrived there, the sound of looking at it were so loud that we were speechless....More

Thank Pinky C
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We hired a taxi to bring us up and wait for us while my husband took some pictures. The view of the city from the Cristo del Otero's area is very good and photogenic but frankly there should be a bus or some type of...More

Thank CitizenoftheAir
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Having been to Rio De Janerio this statue fails to live up to its Brazilian counterpart. However this statue stands proudly over looking the town and is well worth seeing.

Thank PhilB505
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Situated at the edge of the town on one of the two hill at the 'entrance' it's quite a massive construction. I don't know exactly what I was expecting, but I was not very impressed. I'm far from being an art critic though I appreciate...More

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