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The chocolate factory and other fascinating sights, Madrid, Spain

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pamsplace's pictureby pamsplace Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 28th of May, 2009
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.

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