Pantheon of Illustrious Men

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Pantheon of Illustrious Men
Native name
Spanish: Panteón de Hombres Ilustres
Panteón de Hombres Ilustres (35250034501).jpg
LocationMadrid, Spain
Coordinates40°24′22″N 3°41′01″W / 40.406063°N 3.683623°W / 40.406063; -3.683623Coordinates: 40°24′22″N 3°41′01″W / 40.406063°N 3.683623°W / 40.406063; -3.683623
Official name: Panteón de Hombres Ilustres
TypeNon-movable
CriteriaMonument
Designated1992
Reference no.RI-51-0007311
Pantheon of Illustrious Men is located in Spain
Pantheon of Illustrious Men
Location of Pantheon of Illustrious Men in Spain

The Pantheon of Illustrious Men (Spanish: Panteón de Hombres Ilustres) is a royal site in Madrid, under the administration of the Patrimonio Nacional. It was designed by Spanish architect Fernando Arbós y Tremanti, and is located in Basilica of Nuestra Señora de Atocha in the Retiro section of Madrid.

Notable interments[edit]

The pantheon houses the tombs of a number of famous Spaniards including:

Notable structures[edit]

The site also contains its own version of the statue of Liberty, an 1857 tomb designed by sculptors Federico Aparici, Ponciano Ponzano and Sabino Medina, moved here in 1912.

Gallery[edit]

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External links[edit]

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