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Calle Alcala | and Paseo de Recoletos, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Barrio Salamanca
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s beautiful, it’s an iconic place. You should absolutely go while in Madrid. You can take a beautiful walk there. So relaxing and full of things to see.

Thank Adela G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Plaza de Cibeles has a beautiful statue at the Fountain of Cibele. The City Hall can also be found beside this plaza and it can be visited too. It has a good cafeteria where one can take refreshment and it has rest rooms.

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful square with some stunning architecture. Definitely pass by here on your trip to Madrid, there is a lot to see and do close by, like Parc El Retiro and a lot of the museums are here.

Thank Ilse D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth visiting to see the different Architectural Styles of Madrid in one place and the CentroCentro is stunning. Free to go in a look around and excellent and varied exhibitions

Thank 924colin
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Prado and/or Thyssen museum(s) and walk down the "Prado Street" you will come to this Plaza (where Metro STation is located, as well)...have a look around... cool, isn;t it?

Thank MarcinDrP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful square with fountaine Cibeles and palace Buenavista. Amazing view. Must see in Madrid. Puerta Alcala is verry close.Both places are verry beautiful at night.

Thank sibila_marinova
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved, from the few squares that we can still appreciate the good that worked the stone. Above all a place to take great photos for those who enjoy the hobby

Thank RaulRolo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Madrid has many beautiful plazas worth seeing and this is near the top of the list. Beautiful fountain and arch down the road.

Thank Ken Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have very fond memories of this this place iconic 240 year old fountain which is a Madridleño landmark. I did live a year of my childhood a 10 minute walk away on Calle Alcala and would walk here to to play soccer on the...More

Thank correaalberto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an extremely busy traffic intersection. Very noisy and not a nice place for pedestrians. Best viewed via a tour bus.

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Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights
frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With
beautiful condominium buildings that make up most
blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and
quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large
shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle
Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will
reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of
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May 13, 2018|
Response from frenchj162 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Erick J | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible to buy tickets inside the palace, the price is 2 Euros by adult and .5 per Children below 12 years, 1st Wednesday of each month is free entracy, check in google using palacio de las Cibeles and then choose... More