Ramon Berenguer III Reviews
This monument stands in tribute to Ramon Berenguer III, also known by his sobriquet, the great. His chief legacy was to the defeats of the Almoravid moors attempts to expand further north, as well... more »
Sculpured by Frederic Marès in 1950 and located in one of the most evocative plaza's in Barcelona namely Placa Ramon Berenguer El Gran,the monument is a replica of an original statue Sculpured by... more »
Equestrian sculpture by Ramon Berenguer III, located in the Plaza de Ramon Berenguer the Great (Via Laietana). Ramon Berenguer III was born in Rodez in 1082 and died in Barcelona in 1131. It was count of Barcelona and Girona (1097-1131) Count of Osona (1097-1107 and 1111-1131) Count of Provence (1113-1131) Count of Cerdanya (1118-1131) and first Knight Templer of the Iberian Peninsula. Sculpture in bronze by Frederic Marès, from the year 1950, based on the original 1888 project of Josep Llimona, who died in 1934.
Beautiful imposing statue in the center of the square, reminiscent of the great count who ruled among other counties the one of Barcelona.
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