04 October 2018, Spain, El Escorial: A 155 meter high and 44 meter wide concrete cross stands on the mountain peak Risco de la Nava in the Valle de los Caídos (Valley of the Fallen) about 60 kilometers northwest of Madrid. In the monument in the Sierra de Guadarrama is the tomb of the Spanish dictator Franco. Three days after his death, he was buried in the Basilica on 23 November 1975. The mausoleum, which was driven into the rock by 20,000 forced laborers between 1940 and 1959, is considered one of the largest in the world. It is the most important architectural symbol of Franco's dictators

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04 October 2018, Spain, El Escorial: A 155 meter high and 44 meter wide concrete cross stands on the mountain peak Risco de la Nava in the Valle de los Caídos (Valley of the Fallen) about 60 kilometers northwest of Madrid. In the monument in the Sierra de Guadarrama is the tomb of the Spanish dictator Franco. Three days after his death, he was buried in the Basilica on 23 November 1975. The mausoleum, which was driven into the rock by 20,000 forced laborers between 1940 and 1959, is considered one of the largest in the world. It is the most important architectural symbol of Franco's dictators
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04 October 2018, Spain, El Escorial: A 155 meter high and 44 meter wide concrete cross stands on the mountain peak Risco de la Nava in the Valle de los Caídos (Valley of the Fallen) about 60 kilometers northwest of Madrid. In the monument in the Sierra de Guadarrama is the tomb of the Spanish dictator Franco. Three days after his death, he was buried in the Basilica on 23 November 1975. The mausoleum, which was driven into the rock by 20,000 forced laborers between 1940 and 1959, is considered one of the largest in the world. It is the most important architectural symbol of Franco's dictatorship. Next to the basilica, the bones of more than 30,000 soldiers who died during the Spanish Civil War rest in an adjacent shrine. Photo: Dirk Steinmetz/dpa

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