140 Interesting Pics From Spain That Show What’s So Special About It


Spain is the fourth-largest country in Europe. It has everything from stone castles and sophisticated cities to flat plains, and snowcapped mountains, all of which have made it a favored travel destination.


So, to show our love for it, we at Bored Panda put together a list of photos that accentuate Spain's geographical and cultural diversity.


Taken both by locals and tourists, these images paint an accurate picture of what it's like to live in or visit this distinct place on Earth.


#1 Puente Nuevo (New Bridge) In Ronda, Spain Is One Of The Most Beautiful Places On Earth


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#2 Shade On A Street In Jerez, Spain


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#3 The Urinals At This Bar In Barcelona, Spain Are Interesting


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#4 Fighting The Heat: Spanish Artists Decorate The Shopping District In Malaga With A Colorful Crocheted Canopy


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#5 The Ticket To A Chocolate Museum In Barcelona Is A Chocolate


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#6 Squared Trees In Sevilla, Spain


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#7 Melting Ice In The Sierra Nevada, Granada, Spain


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#8 This Cathedral In Murcia, Spain Has A 3D Model For Blind People To Touch And Feel What The Cathedral Looks Like


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#9 In Spain There's A Winery That Has A Fountain With Free Wine


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#10 El Marco, The Tiny Bridge Between Spain And Portugal, Is The Smallest International Bridge In The World. It Has A Length Of 3.2 Meters


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#11 This Church Has Been Under Construction Since 1882 - The Basílica De La Sagrada Família In Barcelona, Spain


138 years and is set to finish in 2026.


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#12 A 100-Year-Old Church In Spain Converted Into A Skatepark


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#13 In Spanish-Speaking Countries, The Tooth Fairy Is A Mouse (Ratoncito Pérez). This Is My Dentist's Office


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#14 This Forest With Trees Covered In Green Moss Right After All Of The Colorful Leaves Fell To The Ground In Basque Country (An Autonomous Region In Northeastern Spain)


Looks like something out of a fairy tale, especially shrouded in thick fog.


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#15 Setenil De Las Bodegas, A Town In Southern Spain, Known For Its Whitewashed Houses Built Into The Surrounding Cliffs


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#16 The Before And After In La Palma, Spain Where The "Cumbre Vieja" Volcano Erupted For 80+ Days In 2021


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#17 On The Wallls Of Madrid’s Metro System Is The Entire Novel Of Don Quixote, So You Can Read While You Wait And Pick Up The Next Time Where You Left Off


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#18 The Size Of This Flag Flown On A Spanish Ship At The Battle Of Trafalgar (1805) Compared To The Size Of People Around It


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#19 Underwater Museum In Lanzarote Playa Blanca, Spain


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#20 We’re At Popcorn Beach In Fuerteventura. Real Name Rhodoliths


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#21 This Village Is Built On A Basaltic Cliff More Than 50 Meters High And Spreads About 1 Kilometer Long (Castellfollit De La Roca, Spain)


It was formed by the erosive action of the Fluvià and Toronell rivers on the remains of lava flows from volcanic eruptions that took place over one hundred thousand years ago.


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#22 The Air Burns In My City (Córdoba, Spain)


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#23 A Thick Layer Of "Calima", Or Saharan Dust, Covering Large Parts Of Spain


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#24 Trams In Seville (Spain) Have Fast Charging Batteries, Therefore Not Needing Catenaries Along The Track. The Trams Charge For About 15 Seconds Every Stop


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#25 Easter Time In Southern Spain


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#26 Selenite Cave Found In Spain


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#27 Giant Hives Hanging From The Ceiling Enclosed In A Glass Case With Outdoor Access At “Home Of Bees” In Poyales Del Hoyo, Spain


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#28 Today I Saw This Girl Casually Painting In The El Prado Museum In Madrid


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#29 Built In The Year 112 By The Romans Without Any Kind Of Mortar Or Cement, This Is The 15 Km Long Still Working Aqueduct Of Segovia, Spain


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#30 Street In Alicante, Spain


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#31 Vertical Garden In Madrid, Spain


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#32 There Is A Restaurant In Spain Called El Diablo That Grills Its Food Over An Active Volcano


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#33 La Tomatina - A Festival That Is Held In The Valencian Town Of Buñol In Which Participants Throw Tomatoes And Get Involved In This Tomato Fight


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#34 Waterfall Clouds In Spain


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#35 Meanwhile In Madrid, Someone Sculpted The Venus De Milo Out Of Snow


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#36 Automated Holy Water Dispenser Seen In A Church In Spain


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#37 Sun Clock In Valencia, Spain


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#38 These Bins In Barcelona Have A Free Throw Line And A 3-Point Arc


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#39 Walden 7 Building, Barcelona, Spain


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#40 Beautiful Aragonite "Flowers" From A Cave In Mallorca Island, Spain


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#41 With The Huge Snowstorm In Madrid I Made A Moai Instead Of A Snowman (First Time Playing With Snow)


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#42 Barcelona Has Many Amazing Views But I Suggest This One From The Rooftop Bar Across From The Cathedral


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#43 El Caminito Del Rey, Andalucia, Spain. Fantastic 9 Km Or So Hike Through The Gorge. Easy To See Why This Was Once Dubbed The Most Dangerous Walkway In The World


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#44 Cordoba Patio Festival In Spain. Each Year In May, Residents Open Up Their Patios For The Public To View Their Unique Displays


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#45 "Puppy" A Dog Statue Made Entirely Of Flowers By Jeff Koons In 1992, Is Located In The Guggenheim Museum In Bilbao, Spain


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#46 Castellers, Human Tower, Of Cataluña, Spain


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#47 This Park In Barcelona Lets People Exercise While Sitting On The Bench


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#48 This Is A Book Vending Machine. Found In Madrid, Spain. I've Never Seen One Before


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#49 Water Boat Fountain (Fuente Del Barco De Agua), Located At Playa De La Malvarrosa In Valencia, Spain


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#50 So Many People Have Held The Sword Of A Bullfighter Statue In Madrid For A Photo That It Changed Color


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#51 The Los Ficus Building Is Built Under A Road In Tenerife, Spain. 60 Homes That Were Built In The '60s Supporting A Road That Goes Down To The Coastline


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#52 Found This Pineapple Peeler In Madrid


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#53 A 107 Cm Narrow House In València, Spain


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#54 Crossing In Spain Tells You Which Way Vehicles Are Coming From


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#55 Some Of The Traffic Lights Have Traditional Clothing In Valencia, Spain


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#56 The Tram In My City (Murcia, Spain) Has A Little Mask On It


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#57 There’s A Candy In Spain Called “Piedras De Rio”(River Stones), As Its Name Says, Looks Like A Stones


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#58 Spain's Version Of A Gumball Machine: Sunflower Seeds, Gummies, Fruit Snacks


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#59 Temple Of The Sacred Heart, Barcelona, Spain


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#60 Statue Of Neptune In Gran Canaria, Spain. Possibly, The Coolest Statue In The World


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#61 Bread Without Crust Sold In Spain


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#62 This Sidewalk Clock In Barcelona


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#63 My Taxi Driver In Barcelona Uses Printed Maps For Navigation


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#64 Barcelona Divided By Day And Night


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#65 This Massive Library In Barcelona Is Built In What Was Formerly A Water Deposit Built In 1874


The pillars and vaults, inspired by the Romans, are this large as the water was held in a pool on the roof.


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#66 Blossoms In Barcelona


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#67 The Local Municipality In Cartagena, Spain Built A House For The Cats


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#68 Snowfalls In Madrid Happen Once In A Lifetime


For us, living in Spain, snowdrifts, snow-covered palm and orange trees, fir branches collapsed under the weight of snow, completely stopped traffic, snowmen, frozen ponds in a park with ducks frozen in them, and skiing is something extraordinary that happens once in a lifetime.


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#69 Our Airbnb In Granada, Spain Is Built On Top Of The Old Remains Of City Walls From The 11th Century By A Muslim Dynasty And You Can Still See Them


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#70 Traditional "Tranga" Suit In Aragon, Spain. The Tradition Is Pre-Christian And Still Carries On Today


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#71 Exploring The Hidden Beauty Of Andalucia, Spain


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#72 El Restaurante Botín Is The Oldest Restaurant In The World (Opened In 1725) According To Guinness Record And It Is Located In Madrid, Spain


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#73 Sea Foam Fills The Streets Of Spain After A Storm Hits The Country


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#74 This Is Madrid, Spain With Clean Air, A Rare Sight We Don't Get To See Often


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#75 We Have All Enjoyed An Afternoon Siesta At Some Point In Our Lives, Right? The Siesta In Spain Is A Tradition Which Consists Of A Short Nap, Taken In The Early Afternoon, After Lunch


Siesta is said to have originated in the Mediterranean region, particularly from Spain.


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#76 Castillo De Coca (Castle Of Coca) - Central Spain


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#77 Public Transport In Barcelona Uses Diesel-Electric Hybrids To Lower Carbon Emissions


Every bus or tram has air conditioning, USB ports to charge phones, safety belts for disabled or baby strollers and so on.


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#78 Clever Decoration Idea Found At Aquarium Barcelona


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#79 A House Covered In Sea Shells In Saint Cougat, Spain


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#80 Pink Salt Lake In Torrevieja, Spain


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#81 The City Of Arts And Sciences In Valencia, Spain, May Look Like Alien Spaceship


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#82 Harvesting Wine Grapes On The Volcanic Hills Of Lanzarote, Spain


They make optimum use of scarce resources, by hollowing pits out of the volcanic soil to plant crops in the richer inner soil which has higher water content, and protect the plants from desiccating winds. Many of the growing pits here are over 100 years old, and farming remains a family affair that brings generations together for harvest season of shared food and labor.


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#83 Northern Spain Is Magical


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#84 This Shop In Spain Shows Calories Lost Per Each Step You Take


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#85 Pharmacy In Spain Has A 24-Hour Vending Machine Outside For When It Is Closed


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#86 There's A Dinosaur Sculpture Made With Old Cars In My City (Terrassa, Spain)


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#87 Found An Astronaut Carved Into The Entrance Of This 900-Year-Old Church In Salamanca, Spain


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#88 This Cereal Bar In Spain


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#89 The Most Spanish Thing I've Seen This Holiday


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#90 Guadalmedina Is A Dried-Out River That Runs Through The City Of Málaga, Spain. Only If It Rains A Lot In The Mountains There Is Water In The River For A While


In dry times it functions as a park.


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#91 Found These Six Hotels In Estepona, Spain. They Had All Had A Wall Painted. Align The Hotel Walls And


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#92 Mosaic Octopus Sculpture In Spain


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#93 This Paper Cutout In My Hotel In Madrid That Changes Color If You Smoke In Your Room


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#94 Madrid Has Tiny Buses To Fit Their Tiny Streets


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#95 The Kiss Of Death Sculpture At The Poblenou Cemetery In Barcelona, Spain


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#96 I Spotted These Traffic Cones, Usable Anyway Up On Holiday In Barcelona


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#97 In Spanish Supermarkets, You Can Buy Ready-Made Gazpacho In Carton Packages


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#98 Most People Are Unaware Of How Close Spain And Morocco Really Are. Pic Is Taken From Spain, Mountains Are In Morocco


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#99 Pet Shop In Barcelona, Spain


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#100 The Restaurants Here Often Give Out "Orphan" Portions. Look, The Food Barely Fits On The Plate


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#101 New Balance Store Front In Barcelona Knows What’s Up


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#102 The Entrance To The Ceramics Museum In Valencia, Spain


#103 This Flowerbed In San Sebastian, Spain, Also Functions As A Clock


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#104 Little UPS Delivery Tricycle In Spain


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#105 This Wall Built Around A Tree In Spain


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#106 Flysch Formations Along The Coast Of Euskadi, Spain


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#107 Unearthed 15 Vertebrae Of A 5-Meter Long Spine Of A Giant Dinosaur In Camarillas, Spain


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#108 I Walked An Old Pilgrimage Route Across Northern Spain. 500 Miles. 34 Days. The Camino De Santiago. This Is A Picture Of Me Walking Into An Old Templar Castle Along The Way


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#109 A Christmas Tree Made Out Of Recycled Bottles Here In Madrid


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#110 The Layout Of Barcelona, Spain


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#111 Day 1 vs. Day 88 - La Palma Vulcano


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#112 Some Very Peaceful Street Performers In Seville, Spain


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#113 Rubber Ducks Store In Seville, Spain


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#114 In Spain You Can Buy Wine In Single-Serve “Juice Boxes”


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#115 Madrid, Spain


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#116 Plaza De España - Seville, Spain (Summer 2019)


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#117 Number 13 Of A Street In Cadiz, Spain. Superstitious Owners, I Guess


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#118 Some Detergent Brands In Spain Include A Water Hardness Map So You Know How Much Soap To Use In Your Region


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#119 Cooked Snails Are A Common Snack In Bars In Sevilla (Spain)


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#120 Iron Bulls Of Pamplona, Spain


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#121 I Did The Camino De Santiago De Compostela Across Galicia In The Northern Part Of Spain. When You Reach The End, You Arrive At The Cathedral De Santiago


The ancient walled city of Lugo which you pass through. This city is deeply rooted in roman and Celtic culture/history. El cathedral de Santiago. The bottom half is built with a roman architecture influence. The top half is of the baroque architecture style. Everyone should do this pilgrimage at some point in their lives, even if they aren’t Catholic.


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#122 A Massive Vending Machine At A Barcelona Train Station


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#123 This Graffiti On A Closed Newspaper Stand Replicates When It Is Open In Barcelona


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#124 This Public Toilet In Cadíz, Spain


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#125 Granada, Spain


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#126 Malaga, Spain


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#127 Fallas From Valencia, Spain. These Monuments Are Shown For A Few Days During The Fallas Celebration And Then Burned


This one was 65.6 ft (20 m) tall and was designed by Francisco Torres Josa last year.


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#128 These Two Mutant Pigeons With Pink Wings. Benquerencia De La Serena, Spain


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#129 Supermarkets In Spain Have Parking Spaces For Shopping Carts


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#130 Monument Made In Honor Of The Blood Donors In Vigo, Spain


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#131 A Charging Station For Phones On A Bus In Madrid


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#132 The Fine For Feeding Pigeons Near Barcelona


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#133 Dog Parking In Madrid


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#134 Paid Bathroom In Malaga Spain, Has "Corporate Sponsorship" And A "Gift Shop"


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#135 There Is A Subway Station In Madrid With A Pride Month Theme


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#136 Apartment Building In Madrid. The Counterweight For The Elevator Is Outside. (Excuse The Bird Netting - My Phone Couldn't Work Out How To Focus Properly)


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#137 In Barcelona The Sidewalk Is Matched To The Leaves That Fall


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#138 These Pedestrian Lights In Madrid


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#139 A Colorful, Bullet-Shaped Building In Barcelona


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#140 This ATM In Barcelona Has The Keypad In Reverse Order


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