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Estacion de Atocha, Madrid

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Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Step inside the grand Estacion de Atocha, Madrid’s largest, and discover its unusual garden, an indoor oasis with tropical plants a tortoise pond. On the concourse, look for the two large bronze sculptures made by well-known Madrid artist Antonio Lopez, "Dia" and “Noche.” You can also leave a message at the virtual shrine, part of a memorial dedicated to the victims of the 2004 Madrid train bombings. The station has many cafes and restaurants and numerous shops to browse. Make Estacion de Atocha a centerpiece of your Madrid vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Madrid trip planner.
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  • Madrid is a cool strange place where you see something which is sort of Arab and this: a sort of Victorian building. This is where you want to come if you want yo go East and South Spain. Outstanding....  more »
  • I saw it last night from the Stairs by Museo Reina Sofia, then went inside today for our trip to Toledo. The open space greenery is big and gorgeous — a thrilling use of space. Renfe info desks were.....  more »
  • Very modern nice station with a beautiful tropical garden inside. The station began operating in 1852 and operate the largest number of passengers in Spain. Estacion de Atocha is convenient rail...  more »
  • Fast train station Atocha, Madrid! A Beautiful train station! Very Well organized
  • A beautiful station!
  • Great Train Station where you can reach some of the main regions in Spain. There are credit card machines where you can buy tickets, but not for cash. You need to go to the ticket office.
  • Very well organised station, huge, big crowded yet well managed. Lots of food joint and some attractions within premises to spend some time.
  • Beautiful station.

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