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Palacio de Cibeles, Madrid

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Palacio de Cibeles was once the headquarters of the Spanish postal service, but since 2007 the striking white building has served as Madrid City Hall. For a small charge, you can climb or take an elevator up to the observatory area for panoramic views of the city. Purchase your tickets at the information desk on the second floor. The rooftop bar is another good spot for taking in the view. Make sure to check if any exhibitions are running during your visit (there usually are). To visit Palacio de Cibeles and other attractions in Madrid, use our Madrid trip itinerary planner.
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  • The communications Palace is beautiful! You can visit it and it's free. Passing through Cibeles square, it is impossible not to see him. It's extremely beautiful!
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  • very nice place and recommended for a visit. 5 floors to visit impromptu exhibitions of modern art. chic restaurant on the top floor overlooking the city. panoramic lift a few euros to see the city from above in all its glory
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  • It is impossible to n or n be enchanted, is a beautiful building held very well, beautiful architecture and the evening was gorgeous with the lights, the square and the sounds of Madrid
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  • Very rude staff when trying to enter. Attempted to ask in Spanish but was just stared at with no help. Other places to go with better views.
  • The view is amazing, but they must hold the world record for the slowest service, and the place wasn't even busy.
  • Expensive and definitely not one of the best terraces of Madrid. I would suggest go up to the observatory and leave the drinks for somewhere else.
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  • Nice view over La Plaza de Cibeles. The terrace would be basically worth a visit but unfortunately the Service was devastating. The personnel were the unfriendliest people we met during our week in Madrid.