Plaza De Cibeles, Madrid
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Address: Plaza de Cibeles, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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The Plaza de Cibeles is a heritage architecture and historical site of the province of Madrid. The site has a scenic view of four separate buildings and the famous fountain known as the Cibeles Fountain. The layout and design of the Plaza is based on the classical Roman architecture and consists of four distinct sections of buildings, which had been built in such an order that they are situated in three neighbouring districts- namely Centro, Salamanca, and Retiro. The Fountain of Cibeles- the Goddess of fertility of Rome, is an illustration of the Goddess Cibeles upon her chariot, which is being towed by two lions. The Cibeles Palace is indubitably the best prettiest building of the Plaza de Cibeles, and it resembles a cathedral in its design. It is also well known as the Madrid City Hall. The site is perfect for a leisurely stroll and is flocked by countless soccer fans as the fountain has been adopted by the famous football club Real Madrid.
Plaza De Cibeles is one of the most popular attractions in Madrid and has a great historical significance attached to it. A photographer’s delight, the historic buildings are nothing short but architectural masterpieces. The Plaza De Cibeles tickets are free of cost, still you can easily opt for the Plaza De Cibeles tour tickets. The Plaza De Cibeles tours will guide you with the history of the Plaza and will enlighten you with the efforts that went all in making this attraction.
Plaza De Cibeles Information
- The design of the Cibeles Fountain has been made the logo of the Real Madrid soccer club.
- The Cibeles Palace used to be the administrative headquarter of the Madrid Postal and Telegraphic Museum, prior to its present status of being designated the Ayuntamiento de Madrid.
- Entry is free.
How To reach Plaza De Cibeles by Public Transport
- Plaza de la Cibeles
- By Bus: Bus 34 stops at Plaza de Cibeles - Pº del Prado bus station
- By renting or hiring a car/taxi
Restaurants Near Plaza De Cibeles
- Paradis Casa de America
- Kitty O’Shea’s
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