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Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid

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Admire 18th-century architecture at one of the city’s most influential landmarks, . The white marble fountain depicts the Greek goddess of fertility on a chariot pulled by two lions and serves as an iconic symbol of the city. Take a walk around the fountain’s square to marvel at the impressive surrounding buildings including the Cybele Palace, now the site of the city hall, the Bank of Spain, and the Buenavista Palace. Head to the top floor of the Cybele Palace for a meal with views of the skyline and square below. Make Plaza de Cibeles a centerpiece of your Madrid vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Madrid trip generator.
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  • This place is another place iconicos of Madrid, this place is my favorite of Madrid. The view you have a 360-degree is fabulous. Is to make many photos.
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  • Thoroughly clean, bustling city and with good policing. The shops are open all day Saturday and Sunday, which is very good for shopping.
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  • This monument is one of the most representative of Madrid and visit must for tourists. It is located in a priveledged area of Madrid from which is a step away from the Puerta de Alcalá, the Bank of Spain, Gran Via and multitude of tourist attractions of the capital
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  • One of the main attractions in Madrid, inside the Plaza there is city hall, restaurants and some shops. When you go to the top, you get a good view of the Madrid Skyline.
  • It's actually really great place when they're offering select film viewings
  • An iconic location from Madrid. Stunning views from one of the most beautiful areas of the city
  • Nothing special just a busy square. Convenient for the airport bus.
  • Iconic Monument to Real Madrid Futbol club. When The Spain team wins a trophy, They go to that place.