Plaza de Espana Madrid, Madrid

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When touring Madrid, you’ll end up at Plaza de Espana Madrid-- whether you want to or not. It lies on one of the city’s main traffic arteries, in close proximity to other major destinations. Fortunately, the monument to Miguel de Cervantes makes your visit worthwhile. Serving as the plaza’s centerpiece, this architect-designed statue of the writer himself, Don Quixote and his true loves, and his sidekick Sancho Panza is impressive. Join other tourists in taking your picture with these literary figures. Plan my trip to Madrid with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • August 20, 2017
    From the Royal Palace yet, West is off quite a bit from the center of the city. Its less crowded, so caution is needed. Other statues and fountains are other highlights. I think it doesn't compare to the Plaza Mayor and navel of the town can be said.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Frankly has never looked me or spectacular Spain square or I has gone mad. The monument to Columbus, in my opinion, is rather ugly (i.e. not a mazacote) and the buildings that surround it such as the Torre de Madrid or the building Spain by very iconic that they are never liked me. Held in different markets a year and which find me most interesting is that of Christmas crafts
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  • August 19, 2017
    The plaza is built at the spot where the French soldiers executed the revolutionaries of the 2nd of May uprising. It is at the start of Gran Via and Calle Princesa and close to several historical monu...  more »
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  • Impossible to find parking. Very poor signage.
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  • We have been calling two days and not pick up the phone. Not once. He also spent two years ago. We called from Australia and we cannot be stuck on the phone all day. You can also send email. Thank you
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  • Very attentive, fast, good vehicle, easy withdrawal and return.
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The Spanish capital is known for its array of distinct neighborhoods each with its own appeal. An affordable and easy-to-navigate metro system, which makes it is easy to get around Madrid gives you more flexibility in choosing where to stay. Perhaps the most popular choice is Puerta del Sol, the heart of the city center and one of the main tourist attractions with its numerous shops, affordable hotels, and restaurants. Close by is Gran Via street, one of the city's main arteries, which is also home to a number of hotels. A short walk from here is Plaza España where the city's most iconic landmarks lie, including the Royal Palace and the Teatro Royal. For somthing outside the traditional tourist areas, consider staying in La Latina or Malasaña, two bohemian neighborhoods that offer a wide range of eclectic shops, quaint cafes, and lively bars.
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