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

  • The Escorial
    You should take a look at the Escorial, the seat of the spanish kings, if you are close. [...]
    D: 0.4mi00
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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

Things about Madrid you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Madrid History

After the 11th Century, Madrid became part of the European medieval landscape and during the early years was part of a Spanish land that was split into two kingdoms, neither of which had Madrid as their capital city.  For this reason, the city lacked international prominence for most of the 12th, 13th and 14th centuries, although the 15th century saw the time of Spanish global dominance in the [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Jumeirah Beach is an amazingly beautiful beach on the outskirts of Dubai. You should go there and then also visit the Burj al Arab which is quite...
Outdoors Activities: Jumeirah Beach

Wiener Neustadt, Austria
They have great drinks not for too much and great company. Also they have the best music in the area, so yes, I can say it's the best club in the...
Night Life & Entertainment: Backstage

 

Langenargen, Germany
In Langenargen there is a beautiful castle.
General: Visit the beautiful castle

Wrixum, Germany
This is one of the typical windmills found in Northern Germany as well as all over Holland, Denmark and generally all of the Northern German states...
Sightseeing: Wrixum Wind Mill

 

Pariaman, Indonesia
Bangladesh cheap package tour -2010-2011 Bangladesh Expeditions (Specialist in River Cruises & Eco-Adventure) There isn't a better or more...
Sightseeing: Tour operator of bangladesh

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

 

The Hague, Netherlands
Restaurant The Hague: Welcome Restaurant Alexander You are looking for a restaurant in The Hague, welcome at Restaurant Alexander in the...
Food: Restaurant Alexander in The Hague

Malmo, Sweden
Lilla Torg is Malmo's nicest square. It is part of the old downtown and there are a lot of great pubs and restaurants there. All the buildings...
Night Life & Entertainment: Lilla Torg

 

Santa Ana, California
Santa Ana Artists Village is the heart of the town's cultural venues and events. Full of art galleries that feature contemporary, local and...
History & Culture: Santora Arts Building

Johannesburg, South Africa
The nightlife in Johannesburg has actually become way better than in the past. More clubs are being opened and re-vamped to look better and bigger....
Night Life & Entertainment: Joburg Nightlife

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*