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Reviewed May 23, 2018

The Congress of Deputies is the lower house of the Cortes Generales, Spain's legislative branch, and is located in the Palace of the Parliament. The building has a neoclassical style and was built between 1843 and 1850. The relief on the facade features a "sculpture...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

The building is located at Plaza de las Cortes in Madrid. It has a neoclassical style and was built between 1843 and 1850. It is the lower house of the Cortes Generales with elected 350 members. There are guided free visits on Mondays at 12:00...More

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed December 21, 2017

My wife and I went to the Thyssen Museum and then took a walk that passed the Congreso de los Diputados. We stopped to admire the wonderful architecture of the building and also admired the statues of the two lions beside the facade.

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Reviewed November 24, 2017

Congreso de los Diputados benefits from its simple yet elegant classic style. The two lions are a nice touch as is the impressive door.

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Reviewed July 27, 2017

The Congress of Spain is a bold but plain, as others have said neoclassical Greek, building like so many other governmental buildings in great democracies. With that said it is well set across from a nice park/plaza that is dedicated to the conquistador Cortes. We...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2016

This was opposite to our hotel, it was always well guarded with patrols on the front gate. An impressive building but we didn't go in.

Thank PlaneChica
Reviewed October 10, 2016

My hotel stood quite close to this magnificent Neoclassical building, which holds the lower house of Spain's legislative branch. I passed the structure daily and often saw tourists posing for a photo by one of the two bronze lions that flank the entrance steps. Built...More

1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed September 23, 2016

This is a beautiful building in a neoclassical style with huge columns and two lion statues at the front. It was designed by Narciso Pascual Colomer, and was built between 1843 and 1850. It is a Government building and therefore there is no public access...More

2  Thank Moses P
Reviewed June 19, 2016

There was a significant amount of security, but the exterior of the building is majestic and worth a stop if for no other reason than to marvel at the architecture for a few minutes prior to continuing on.

Thank JDSoui
Reviewed April 26, 2016

The Congreso de los Diputados has a very impressive facade. It has beautiful Corinthian columns and the statues of two lions by the steps. This is truly a great landmark building.

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