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Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid

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Visit , named for the neoclassical fountain of Ceres (or Cybele) riding in a chariot pulled by two lions. As the square is a focal point for modern architecture, look for the four large palaces on each corner--the Bank of Spain, the Palacio de Buenavista, the Palacio de Linares and the Palacio de Cibeles. The fountain is very busy with foot traffic, cars going to the city center, and Real Madrid fans celebrating the victories of their team. Plan your visit to Plaza de Cibeles and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Madrid family vacation planner.
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  • The bus to the Airport stops here. Only 5€ - well worth it. Also it is at the entrance to a huge beautiful park with the crystal palace in the middle. a lovely walk.  more »
  • This in a setting that unites ofsaint Centre for visitors is something very special since it recalls the classic madrid
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  • Very beautiful Fountain, beautiful buildings, the square is a must-see. With a bit of hindsight, looks in New York, where there are many skyscrapers in this somewhat old architectural style. Fun comparison, with in most Egyptian temple which is not far from the place.
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