Estacion de Atocha, Madrid

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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. 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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  • It is a station for where there are many people on the day, but for those who love trains is a fantastic site, with the magic of the central stations in big cities.
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  • We took the AVE (fast train) from Madrid to Barcelona from the Atocha Train Station. Big station, good signage, easy access, and places to rest and eat some snacks before you board. Very helpful staff...  more »
  • So depressing thing in which spend so many people a day and do not have banks so that waiting for trains becomes shorter. Station of the largest and most important of Spain or possibly the best and pass this. As the baths are paid for...
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