travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Plaza del Cibeles, Madrid, Spain

 
00
    
Legend
  • Sightseeing travel tip
  • City center
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.

Address:
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.

 
The EscorialRoyal Palace
 
 
 
Sightseeing
tips

Recent travel tips for Madrid

  • Stadium Santiago Bernabeu
    Ever heard of the best soccer team in the world? if you have that you might know that there team is located in Madrid, Spain. Stadium Santiago Bernabeu has been home to the Real Madrid since Dec 14, 1947 and has been the center piece for [...]
    D: n/a00
  • The chocolate factory and other fascinating sights
    A very walkable cosmopolitan city and extremely pleasant in February. Fantastic food, fun and great people, be sure to take a walking tour of the chocolate factory. [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Royal Palace
    The Royal Palace used to be the residence of the Spanish kings and queens. Now it is only used for official ceremonies and when foreign diplomats come. It is opened for visitors every day (except when it is used for the official reasons [...]
    D: 0.5mi00
  • San Gines Chocolate Factory
    No visit to Madrid is complete without eating some mouth watering Churros. Chocolateria San Gines is the oldest venue that has been serving Churros for over 100 years since 1894. The practically dont have anything but chocolate and [...]
    D: n/a00
  • The Escorial
    You should take a look at the Escorial, the seat of the spanish kings, if you are close. [...]
    D: 0.4mi00

Things about Madrid you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Madrid Travel guide

As in every major city the historic center in to be found in the middle while the industrial sectors are at the outskirts. The city’s industry is based on textile, metal and food. Traveling around the city and in the surrounding areas is quite easy as there is a good network of roads and railway lines. Madrid is huge and you should plan your visit according to the time you have at your [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegowina
Recently opened Hotel Union offers something for everyone. This sophisticated hotel is located in the heart of Sarajevo, close to the business...
General: Hotel UNION

Khulna, Bangladesh
Day 01: Leave Dhaka by domestic flight for Jessore in the morning. On arrival at Jessore Airport our representative will receive and transfer you...
Sightseeing: World largest Mangrove Forest Sundarbans Forest Trips

 

Alkersum, Germany
The Museum der Westküste is a fantastic little museum that you would have never expected on a little island like Föhr. The relatively new...
History & Culture: Museum der Westüste

Lindau Bodensee, Germany
While in Lindau, make sure you visit the beautiful promenade and the city hall built during the 16th century. The entire city looks like a dioll...
General: Beautiful promenade and city hall

 

Copenhagen, Denmark
Tivoli Garden is the oldest of the amusement parks in the world, they say that Walt Disney got his idea of Disneyland from here. It is situated in...
General: Tivoli Gardens

Bonao, Dominican Republic
Travel to the mountains of the caribbean. Climb the highest peak of the Caribbean. Pico Duarte
Outdoors Activities: Hotel Gold Premium

 

Tel Aviv, Israel
Hi I travel to Tel Aviv several times a year and I have found that renting an apartment for short term is much cheaper than renting a hotel room...
General: Recommendation for accommodation in Tel Aviv

Reykjavik, Iceland
Icelanders love their coffee. In fact, they enjoy it so much that Iceland is ranked fourth in the world for its coffee habit. It's guessed that...
Food: Where to Eat and Drink in Reykjavik ?

 

Key West, Florida
Beaches are for lazing around, getting tanned and swimming in the sea. For families it is the best place, where children can play all day long,...
Beaches : Rest Beach of Key West

San Diego, California
Las Americas Premium Outlets is the largest mall in the area of San Diego. With its statues and fountains it really creates a beautiful atmosphere...
Shopping: Las Americas Premium Outlets

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*