Monument to the letter Ñ, Logroño
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Monument to the letter Ñ, Logroño

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In the Saint Michael Park of Logroño has wanted to pay homage to the Spanish letter Ñ over a done with flowers and is a symbol of this city.

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A: Footbridge over the ring road of Logroño (1)

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Footbridge over the ring road of Logroño (1)

B: Footbridge over the ring road of Logroño (2)

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Footbridge over the ring road of Logroño (2)

C: Green Building of Toyo Ito, Logroño

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D: Palace of Sports, Logroño

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E: Luces de Fiestas de Navidad en Logroño (2)

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F: Source of wine. Feast of St. Matthew. Logroño

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G: Monumento a Espartero, Logroño

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H: Luces de Fiestas de Navidad en Logroño (1)

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I: Concatedral Santa María de la Redonda, en la Rioja

by Mario Carvajal, 1.8 km away

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J: Plaza del Mercado y Concatedral de Santa María de la Redonda

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Plaza del Mercado y Concatedral de Santa María de la Redonda, Logroño ¡Felices Fiestas de San Mateo!

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