Located to the north of Madrid's main city center in the Chamberi district, the Plaza de Chamberí is mostly known ... More
Plaza de Chamberí
Located to the north of Madrid's main city center in the Chamberi district, the Plaza de Chamberí is mostly known for the extravagant and much awaited annual festival ' Fiestas del Carme' which takes place each July. The plaza comes alive with all of Chamberi's residents out in full swing. The Plaza is visited during other times of the year as well, due to its prime location. Very scenic and typical of Spain, this is a great spot to take photographs.
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 ...
The building most representative of the architectural style popular during the Hapsburg reign has an attractive façade, main entrance, towers,
and interior patios. It was built as the royal jailhouse in the 17th Century, and famous personalities like playwright ...
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 ...