Puerta del Sol, Madrid

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Every visitor to Madrid passes through Puerta del Sol at some point during a stay. While the plaza’s center teems with people from all over the world, its outer edges are filled with souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes, and currency exchanges. Home to a famous clock that marks the beginning of each new year, the plaza also contains memorials and statues that reflect the city's history. With a major metro stop and a central location, it’s a popular meeting place for locals and visitors alike. Plan to visit Puerta del Sol during your Madrid vacation using our convenient Madrid trip itinerary tool.
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  • we stay here when we visit madrid. basically, this place has a lot of tourist attraction, cafes, restaurants, water fountain, parks, and stores .  more »
  • The very centre of Madrid: a must see. All sorts of free performances take place daily in the plaza. The Calle Mayor (High Street?) starts from here, as well as several other street scattering in all....  more »
  • I finally had returned to Madrid after over 20 years with my husband who was making his first visit to Spain and Europe. Arriving at night, the energy was incredible and was so excited to be at the.....  more »

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