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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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  • Imposing building is illuminated in dark colours. During the day you can visit the tower. Unfortunately renovation work be carried out here until end of March 2017, therefore closed.
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  • What never ceases to amaze me when going to Madrid is the treatment received by the people in each place. Shops, from the Deluxe to the same chain Inditex, adidas, nike, each restaurant, the staff... to be a capital with pressure by volume of I very, never lose patience, the desire to help and to be the best, and that deserves a BRAVO MADRID
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  • Dominates the square near Gran Via, it is impossible not to be dazzled restored recently but access for security reasons as venue that hosts the municipality, is restricted to events but on the way back left Montalban.
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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.
  • Un robo total
  • 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.