You just have to look at the number of people lying on the grass alongside the fountains or resting on the park benches to ... More
Plaza de España
You just have to look at the number of people lying on the grass alongside the fountains or resting on the park benches to know this is a popular spot. The most prominent feature is the statue dedicated to Spain's most famous writer, Miguel de Cervantes, that depicts his two principal characters - Don Quijote and Sancho Panza. At Christmas time, the area towards Calle Princesa fills with stalls selling all types of gifts and decorative objects. You can't help but notice the two enormous mid-20th century skyscrapers here: El Edificio España and La Torre de Madrid.
This square has become one of the most picturesque and trendy venues in the city over the last few years.
It's surrounded by popular tapas bars, pubs and restaurants. There's a great fresh produce market on one side and ...
Two modern sculptures commemorate the discovery of the Americas in this central square. You'll see Joaquín Vaquero Turcios' chunky cement
blocks decorated with inscriptions by philosophers and indigenous leaders on the Calle Serrano side, and a more traditional sculpture ...
Plaza de Santa Ana is a buzzing popular meeting point for locals and tourists alike as it's close to Puerta
del Sol and surrounded by nightlife venues. The neoclassical Teatro Español building and the art deco Hotel Victoria (a ...