Palacio De CibelesCurrently Closed
- Address: Plaza de Cibeles, 28014 Madrid, Spain
- Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
- Phone: +34-915216500
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
- Tags: Palace, Family And Kids, Architecture , Exhibition , Heritage Building
The City Hall of Madrid has the grandeur of Gothic architecture having been built in the early periods of the 20th century. It was primarily designed to house the main administrative postal office of Madrid, and therefore it also bears the name of the Communications Palace. Through a consistent service for over a century, the City Hall was later renovated to be the operational central office of the Madrid City Council. The City Hall exhibits a perfect architectural mixture of the Gothic building pattern along with the neoclassical modernised blend of design.
The exterior of the building is adorned with numerous flattened and rectangular pilasters combined with royal cartouches. The upper regions of the Hall bear excellent examples of delicate architect involved in the making of the long spires and pinnacles. The pinnacles are built of varying heights to highlight the sharpness of the exterior decorations of the City Hall. The central pinnacle is the tallest among all.
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- The City Hall houses a museum featuring the exhibition of cultural relics and artistry prevalent during its building. This also illustrates the transition of the uses of the building from being the Postal Administrative Office to the present status of the City Council.
- Entry to the palace is free.
- To visit the lookout point: 2 EURO (for adults), 0.50 EURO (children under 12years).
- Closed on holidays.
- Visit take place in every 30 minutes.
- Viewpoint visit: 10:30am – 1pm & 4:30pm – 7:30pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
- Plaza de Cibeles
- Botin restaurant
- Cafe de Oriente
- La Capilla de La Bolsa
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10.4% of people who visit Madrid include Palacio De Cibeles in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
36.36% of people start their Palacio De Cibeles visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Palacio De Cibeles
78.57% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Palacio De Cibeles
The best place to discover Madrid from the top of the Cafe bar inside the building. Don't forget to go into the building and have a great view. Sometimes you can see the great exhibition like Kandinsky.
Nice square with quite impressive buildings and nice fountain right in the middle of the crossroad. If you have time I suggest to visit the terrace at the seventh floor and the restaurant/bar at the sixth floor of the telecommunications building. There you can enjoy an amazing view and take nice photos (especially at the sunset).
When you have been in an iconic place, and happy to share with everybody. That's Madrid, and Cibeles is a great place to visit. Should go at night, the lights effect are wonderful.
Really cool place to hang out during the evening but be careful with the cars on streets way the fountain is located at the Cross road!
A must for tourists and don´t miss a visit to the nearby townhall to enjoy drink on it´s terrace with a great view on Cibeles.