Valley of the Fallen – 99% Invisible


About an hour northwest of Madrid, an enormous stone crucifix rises 500 feet out of a rocky mountaintop. It’s so big you can see it from miles away. Beneath the cross, there’s a sprawling Benedictine monastery and a basilica carved out of the mountain. This place is called the Valley of the Fallen. And it’s likely the most controversial monument in Spain.[…]

Listen: Valley of the Fallen – 99% Invisible

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4 Responses to Valley of the Fallen – 99% Invisible

  1. I am surprised that Franco was allowed to lie there until last year …

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