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  Plaza de Velarde (Santander, Spain)
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  • Plaza de Velarde (Santander, Spain) - Santander
      Plaza de Velarde (Santander, Spain)
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  • Plaza de Velarde (Santander, Spain) - Santander
      Plaza de Velarde (Santander, Spain)
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  • Plaza de Velarde (Santander, Spain) - Santander
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  • Monument to Pedro Velarde (Santander, Spain) - Santander
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  • Monument to Pedro Velarde (Santander, Spain) - Santander
      Monument to Pedro Velarde (Santander, Spain)
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Also known as Plaza Porticada, it used to house summer festivals and concerts since 1.952 until the Palacio de Festivales was built.

On one side of the square, facing Avenida de Calvo Sotelo, the monument dedicated to Pedro Velarde (fourth and fifth pics), Spanish hero who died in 1.808 during the the Spanish Independence War.

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  • Updated Nov 21, 2009
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