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Plaza de Cibeles

Calle Alcala | and Paseo de Recoletos, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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“famous fountain” (11 reviews)
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Calle Alcala | and Paseo de Recoletos, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Since this beautiful fountain is in the middle of a large and busy roundabout, you have to time it just right to get a good photo. Right outside the Palacio de Cibeles, shops, and Retiro park.

Thank wladwig
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just breathtaking. The plaza is really wonderful at night. Especially when you come out of the underground and you are greeted with the massive architecture and the fountain.

Thank TelAvivEater
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walked around the area at night. Beautiful architecture, great place to take some snaps for the album collection. Walking distance from puerta de sol.

Thank SingleLuggage
Reviewed 4 days ago

this plaza has it all, beautiful architecture access to the city sites in whatever direction you take. and of course you can take in the beauty of palacio de cibeles

Thank chris m
Reviewed 6 days ago

Plaza de Cibeles is located in the heart of Madrid (metro stop, banca d' Espagna) on the way to Retiro Museum / Park and Salamanca area. Its impossible to miss it when visiting Madrid. Always surrounded by hundreds of tourist and nice coffee shops hundred...More

Thank papv2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

the statue in front of the Palacio de Cibeles makes for a great photo opportunity, you do have to time it so the cars in the roundabout clear out of your picture. Also a great place to people watch. However, it is very busy here,...More

Thank SojurnSal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cibeles Fountain is the centerpiece of the square amid a very busy intersection. At night the lights are lovely and the building on each corner are grand. Cross the streets only at the designated pedestrian crossings as the drivers seem to see right through people!

Thank Hemster7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As this is in the middle of a very busy traffic circle, one would have to negotiate a number of street crossings. It can be seen from afar and still be appreciated. It is beautifully lit at night and used as a landmark for walking...More

Thank DodoDidi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this historical are in Madrid. more if you visit in May or September. Weather is nice and you can walk all over the city.

Thank cvaldez63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just splendid to walk by and see. Great for photos! Would recommend a visit for those in town to see all the sights

Thank Katie H
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Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where
many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where
the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and
people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main
thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is
Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables
serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture
of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses
...More
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DTresch
31 March 2017|
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Response from Daniel_Draghici | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know, sorry formmy delayed answer.
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leejoo
30 August 2015|
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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
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Ukoy5
5 April 2015|
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Response from tRAVellerOfTheW0rld | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it is called Restaurante Palacio de Cibeles and is located on the 6th floor. There is a beautiful terrace with a view on Madrid. The restaurant is linked with the famous Adolfo Restaurant in Toledo, owned by Adolfo Munoz.
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