HUGE ‘STAR WARS’ HELMETS DISPLAYED IN MADRID

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HUGE ‘STAR WARS’ HELMETS DISPLAYED IN MADRID

GIANT helmets worn by Star Wars characters are on display all over central Madrid for the Face the Force exhibition.

Visitors and residents have been taking ‘selfies’ with statues of helmets over seven feet high in some of the city’s most strategic tourist hotspots.

The First Order Flametrooper can be found in Real Madrid FC’s Santiago Bernabéu stadium, and Captain Phasma sits in the Plaza de Colón, near the C/ Colón which is Madrid’s main shopping street.

Parallel to Captain Phasma in the direction of the Plaza de España is Darth Vader on the Glorieta de Bilbao roundabout, and in the Plaza de España itself is the Resistance Pilot helmet.

The First Order Stormtrooper sits next to the Puerta de Alcalá, Madrid’s answer to the Arc de Triomphe at the main entrance to the huge Retiro Park.

Another Stormtrooper is set up next to the Reina Sofía art museum, an Imperial Pilot is based in the Santa María de la Cabeza district and a Rebel Pilot helmet in the Madrid Río area.

The eight replica helmets will be exhibited until November 30 inclusive.

 

 

 

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