Madrid hosted an exhibition on the Philippine Islands in 1887, and the same architect who created the nearby Palacio de ... More
Palacio de Cristal
Madrid hosted an exhibition on the Philippine Islands in 1887, and the same architect who created the nearby Palacio de Velázquez was hired to design this greenhouse to hold all the flowers brought over from the islands. It's an attractive steel and glass design that now houses temporary exhibitions of contemporary art organized by the Museo Reina Sofía.
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 ...
Enjoy a little peace and natural beauty in this little garden full of trees, statues, and fountains. It's located alongside
the north wing of the Palacio Real (Royal Palace) where the stables used to be. It's usually quiet in ...
Madrid's cathedral took over 100 years to build, due to political conflicts, wars, and a lack of financial resources. According
to legend, it's named after the Virgen de la Almudena, whose icon was found during the Reconquest hidden in ...
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