El Oso Y El Madrono, Madrid

About El Oso Y El Madrono, Madrid

El Oso Y El Madrono, Madrid - Address

Address: Plaza Puerta del Sol, 12, 28013 Madrid, Spain

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The El Oso y el Madrono is an iconic Statue of the Bear and the Strawberry Tree and represents a coat of arms of Madrid. Its first appearance dates back to the 13th century where only a bear was shown in a passant attitude.The statue was inaugurated in 1967 and today it is represented bya bear heaving on a Tree taller than him- depicting the resolution undertaken to control Madrilenian pastures and trees. A photo with the statue is perfect to capture the spirit of the city.

How To reach El Oso Y El Madrono by Public Transport

  • By Metro: Sol
  • By Bus: Pta. del Sol - Carretas
  • By Taxi
  • By renting a Car/Bike.

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El Oso Y El Madrono, Madrid Reviews - Write a Review

  • Walked pass this in day now on way airport. This is manneken-pis of Madrid. Have a look

  • Typical madrid symbol. Visitors have to pay attention to pick pocket.

  • Crazily crowded. Beware of pick pockets! Not too fantastic on this tree and bear. But it's a nice square though.

  • A must-see if you are visiting Madrid. Just keep in mind that this is a popular spot for tourists

  • This area reminds me of Times Square. A ton of people and shopping. I was excited to see this statue. A must see in Madrid.

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