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Plaza Cibeles 1, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Paseo del Prado
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All reviews beautiful building observation deck city hall main post office small fee great architecture worth a visit take pictures retiro park free entry refugees tower palace fountain palacio euros mirador
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Reviewed yesterday

The building is the main post office. It is actually one of the most famous in the city center. Every visitor takes a photo from here.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jlrmar2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic and compelling. Pictures don't do it justice. Spectacular and a great landmark. Highly recommend - night-time views are amazing

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cohibaba
Reviewed 1 week ago

What impressed us both was how massive these building were and also in what great condition they were in. This was in spite of their age.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LuvToTravel0899
Reviewed 1 week ago

a great architect create this beautiful building with so spanish lines, beautiful fountain easy acces to see it from all touristiques points.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alimentar2003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to sit and rest in comfort. Free entry. Decent cafe. Main attraction are the views from the 8th floor terrace. Only 3 Euros. Entry is controlled but only waited 5 mins and this ensured it was not crowded.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hashtagstringvest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular building very impressive and next to the Fountain. Nice pictures here! It is close to Puerta de Alcala. walkable distance.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank themummy16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free to visit apart from the 3€ charge for getting to the viewing area on the roof which gives great views of the city. Granted you are only 8 floors up but Madrid is not a high rise city. Access times are restricted so check...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank raggersparkin
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The Palacio de Cibeles , Madrid's City Hall (or Palace of Communications ) and former Post Office is a large , square building in the neo classical style , surrounded by large marble sculptures with impressive fountains. The bottom six floors are free to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty impressive building from the outside but it is just as marvelous inside too with amazing majestic space, lovely carving and a myriad of early 20 century period features. The tiled staircases are lovely. The floors are arranged as art installations, workspaces,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Our driver from the airport put us on to going up to the observation deck here and then having a glass of wine in the 6th floor terrace. What a great spot! The view is outstanding. There is lots of information on the buildings that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard
is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The
world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the
Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and
culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On
weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free
after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue
of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de
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18 August 2018|
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Response from BennyMalaga | Reviewed this property |
There is no need to take a tour to this place. You just enter the building and walk around. There is a restaurant on the roof.
18 August 2016|
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Response from AndersonLopesN | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but I think it's possible.
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21 March 2016|
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Response from Florence E | Reviewed this property |
we went only tothe restaurant which is at the top , beautiful terrasse and elegant dining room inside , Food was excellent . and what a beautiful view on Madrid downtown ,