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Peine-de-los-Vientos-Donostia

THE COMB OF THE WIND

Located at the end of the Ondarreta beach, in the western area of the city and at the foot of Mount Igeldo, the Peine del Viento is one of the most celebrated sculptures by Basque artist Eduardo Chillida. The monument was installed in this place in 1977 with the collaboration of architect Luis Peña Ganchegui, who was responsible for designing the vicinity.

The artwork is a series of terraces built of pink colour granite and three anchor-like iron shapes welded into rocks. This is one of the most visited places by tourists and locals. A magical spot where to enjoy views of sea and especially on storm days, when waves pound against the cliff rocks.