Edificio Telefonica

Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
  • Address: Calle de la Montera, 47, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +34-915808700
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:50 Mins
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Skyscrapper

The Edificio Telefonica reflects Americana design conceptualised by Ignacio de Cardenas who instilled a touch of Baroque architecture into the design. The building was constructed in late 1920’s and at 89 meters in height, is one of the first sky-scrapers in Europe.

The building was used as an Observatory during the Spanish War and is the place from where Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos and Antoine de Saint-Exupéry sent their reports.

Today, the place represents one of the most iconic times in the history of Madrid and is open for visitors for tours. 

  • Capacity limited to 30 people for tours.
  • Call up the place for private tours and planned visits. 
  • Additional contact no.: +34 91 522 66 45

  • Call up the place for tour prices. 

General Hours: 

  • Closed to Public every Monday and on Public holidays.

Guided tour hours: (without prior booking)

  • Registration will open 15 minutes before the visit, at the reception of space until full capacity.
  • History of Telecommunications. Historical Collection Technology Phone : Wednesday at 12:00 pm.
  • Following the footsteps of Inge Morath. Perspectives on the Danube Thursday at 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Friday at 6:00 pm. Sundays at 12:00 pm.
  • Terror in the Laboratory: Check official website or call up the place.
  • Espacio Fundacion Telefonica : Friday 12:00 pm

  • By Metro: Gran Via
  • By Bus: Gran Via - Montera
  • By Taxi
  • By renting a Car/Bike.

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  • Edificio Telefonica Address: Calle de la Montera, 47, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Edificio Telefonica Contact Number: +34-915808700
  • Edificio Telefonica Timing: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Edificio Telefonica Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Edificio Telefonica(preferred time): 10:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Edificio Telefonica: 00:50 Mins
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  • 0.11% of people who visit Madrid include Edificio Telefonica in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Edificio Telefonica visit around 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Edificio Telefonica


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Edificio Telefonica

People normally also visit Plaza De Isabel I I while planning their trip to Edificio Telefonica.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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