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Title: Things to do in Madrid

Things to do in Madrid
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Plaza de Cibele
  • Featuring Neo-classical style of stunning marble
    structures accentuated with a beautiful
    foundation, the Plaza de Cibeles has become the
    citys icon. It is situated in the centre of
    Madrid. The foundation is named after the Greek
    goddess of fertility, Cybele.It features Cybele
    on a chariot being pulled by two lions while
    holding a sceptre. The lions pulling the chariot
    symbolize the power of the goddess. This monument
    was sculpted in the year 1782 by Ventura
    Rodriguez.The plaza is intersected by 2 major
    roads, the road on the north runs towards Paseo
    del Prado while the road to the west goes towards
    Calle de Alcalá. Since Plaza de Cibeles is square
    in shape, on each of the four corners of this
    plaza, you can find a historic building such as
    the Palacio de Buenavista which was constructed
    in the year 1777 that currently serves as the
    Spanish Army headquarters and the Palacio de
    Linares which is owned by the organization Casa
    de América. This building was built in 1877, and
    there are plenty of things to do in Plaza de

Plaza Mayor
  • If you are looking for things to do in Madrid,
    make sure that you visit Plaza Mayor. It is a
    popular place among locals and tourists alike.
    From the façade of this plaza to the construction
    work and interior, everything about this plaza is
    awe-inspiring.Situated in the centre of Spains
    capital city, Madrid, the Plaza Mayor is a huge
    arcaded square boasting a uniform architecture
    with intricate detailing. This Plaza was
    constructed during the period of Habsburg and is
    located near the citys another famous plaza
    called the Puerta del Sol.Plaza Mayor measures
    129 x 94 meters and is engulfed by 3 storey
    buildings having nearly 237 balconies that face
    the plaza directly. This is a huge plaza that has
    a total of 9 entrances. This magnificent
    structure is the work of art of the famous and
    high-skilled architect, Juan De Villanueva.

San Francisco el Grande Basilica
  • San Francisco El Grande Basilica is also known as
    the Royal Basílica de San Francisco El Grande.
    This is a breathtaking Roman-Catholic Church
    located in the heart of Spains capital city,
    Madrid. The Basilica is designed beautifully in
    Neo-classical style designed by Antonio Plo. For
    designing this architectural masterpiece, Antonio
    Plo took inspiration from a design created by
    Francisco Cabezas.The buildings main façade
    faces the gorgeous San Francisco Plaza. The top
    of the building features a massive dome that
    measures about 108 feet in diameter and roughly
    190 feet in height, bigger than the Saint Pauls
    Cathedral located in London. The shape of the
    dome of this building is surprisingly more
    circular as compared to the domes that were
    normally built during the eighteenth century.

Places to see in Madridhttps//
  • This huge European city offers visitors the
    quintessential Spanish experience and memories
    that last a lifetime. Combining the hustle and
    bustle of a major city with leisurely but
    invigorating activities, Madrid has quickly
    established itself as one of the main tourist
    destinations of all time. Offering sightseeing,
    exotic cuisine and hospitable locals, Madrid is a
    tourist haven that will not disappoint.