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Pablo Picasso Bench - Málaga, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
N 36° 43.419 W 004° 25.058
30S E 373406 N 4065153
Quick Description: Admiring the Plaza de la Merced with famous Spanish painter Pablo Picasso.
Location: Andalucía, Spain
Date Posted: 7/2/2014 1:20:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMM1G5
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Long Description:
Plaza de la Merced is one of the most beautiful squares in Málaga. At its centre is the Monument to Torrijos, a large obelisk that dominates the square. The plaza is also known for being the place where Picasso took his first steps, as the Fundación Picasso Museo Casa Natal is located in the apartments on one side of the square.

The bronze sculpture shows Picasso sitting on a stone bench, sketchbook in hand, looking out over the square. Few tourists leave the Plaza de la Merced without a photo of themselves sitting next to the great painter.

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Location description: At tle Plaza de la Merced near Picasso birthplace

Statue's Subject: Pablo Picasso

Artist: Francisco López Hernández

Visit Instructions:
Photo of the statue with person sitting on bench next to the statue, standing next to the statue or other-wise interacting appropriately with the statue(face of person does not need to show, gps does not need to be in photo).
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