Why is there a Jules Verne statue in Vigo?

In the Montero Ríos gardens, this sculpture, known as the octopus, is actually a sculpture dedicated to Jules Verne. The well-known French writer dedicated a chapter to “the Bay of Vigo” in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea‎ ​​where Captain Nemo’s submarine, the Nautilus, enters the Vigo Estuary to rescue Rande’s treasures. Nemo tells Aronnax, … Read more