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Estacion de Atocha, Madrid

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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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. Our Madrid itinerary builder makes visiting Estacion de Atocha and other Madrid attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The station is very large and modern. A bit hard to locate but staff orients you. If no business is a good ride to visit their gardens closed very well care and liven.
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  • When I arrived at the Royal station in order to get the train to Toledo, was impressed with the image I saw: within of the station there is a botanical garden with numerous tropical plants, birds and fish. The station operates from the 19th century, but the building was recently renovated and the result is impressive. Even if someone is not meant to travel by train, it's worth it just to visit the station.
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  • We took the train to Toledo from this station. The architect of this station collaborated with Gustave Eiffel in its design and it is somewhat reminiscent of the Musee D'Orsay design in Paris. At the ...  read more »
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