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Plaza del Cibeles, Madrid, Spain

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Distance from city center: 0.8mi
zsoldicsa's pictureby zsoldicsa Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 28th of October, 2009
Plaza del Cibeles (Cybeles Square) is the most beautiful part of Madrid. It is surrounded by huge and impressive buildings.

In the center of the square there is a huge fountain featuring Cybeles, fertility goddess on her chariot pulled by lions. Around the fountain you will find the most beautiful buildings of Madrid.

The most famous and - I think - the most beautiful one is the Palacio de Comunicaciones, the post office. It was built in the 19 century and it mixes several architectural styles.

There is traffic almost every time, but the square is still worth visiting.

Plaza de Cibeles, 28014 Madrid, Spain

How to get there:
Walk up on the Paeo del Prado or take the metro, Banco de Espana station.

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