As the Plaza Mayor's first building, it served as a model for the rest. The original had archways that gave people access ... More
Casa de la Panadería
As the Plaza Mayor's first building, it served as a model for the rest. The original had archways that gave people access to the square and its daily market from the main street, or Calle Mayor. It was built for the bakers' guild in 1617 and had a colorfully painted façade that was later destroyed by fire. In the late 1980s, painter Carlos Franco was commissioned to redecorate the façade, which he did with allegorical depictions of time and the horoscope. The building now hosts interesting exhibitions about Madrid.
This is Madrid's busiest and best known street. Wide sidewalks, impressive buildings and proximity to the center make it a
most desirable residential neighborhood. Some of the most historic buildings include Telefónica HQ, the Central bank and Prensa palace. ...
The capital's largest parkland area attracts thousands of madrileños during sunny weather. It's the closest some of them get to
a day out in the country and a great picnic spot. As for entertainment, there's the Zoo Aquarium, an ...
Romantically located in a quiet part of the Palacio de Linares, this restaurant is an authentic showcase for Catalan and
Mediterranean cuisine in Madrid. It specializes in rice dishes, salads, wild mushrooms, and various recipes featuring cod. Everything is ...
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