These examples of Spanish 20th-century avant-garde art blend in so well with their surrounding urban landscape that most ... More
Museo de Escultura al Aire Libre
These examples of Spanish 20th-century avant-garde art blend in so well with their surrounding urban landscape that most people walk past them without noticing. It's worth taking the time to stop and look though, and it's free. You'll see 15 sculptures by artists as famous as Chillida, Subirachs, Torner, Alfaro, Chirino and Miró. Manoeuvering Chillida's piece, Sirena varada (Stranded Siren), into place was a feat of engineering in itself.
Made of steel and glass, this fine old railway station building was designed by the Basque architect Ricardo Velázquez Bosco,
who was also responsible for the Palacio de Cristal in Retiro Park. It has been stylishly converted into tropical ...
This is the stretch of Paseo de la Castellana that connects Plaza de Colón to Cibeles Fountain . It's spacious
and attractive with garden boulevards between the sidewalks. On your way, you'll pass by some famous landmarks worth visiting, ...
Dating from the second century BCE, this small Egyptian temple covered in fascinating drawings, hieroglyphics, and religious inscriptions was a
gift from the Egyptian government to Spain in 1970 in recognition of Spain's assistance in saving historical remains during ...
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