100 Sights in Madrid, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Madrid, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 100 sights are available in Madrid, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Madrid

1. Royal Palace of Madrid

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The Royal Palace of Madrid is the official residence of the Spanish royal family at the city of Madrid, although now used only for state ceremonies. The palace has 135,000 m2 (1,450,000 sq ft) of floor space and contains 3,418 rooms. It is the largest royal palace in Europe.

Wikipedia: Royal Palace of Madrid (EN), Website

2. Monument to Alfonso XII

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The Monument to the Spanish Fatherland personified in King Alfonso XII, better known as Monument to Alfonso XII, is an architectural and sculptural ensemble of the early twentieth century dedicated to the aforementioned monarch, located in Madrid's Retiro Park.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Alfonso XII de España (ES)

3. Carlos III

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The equestrian statue of Carlos III, located in the Puerta del Sol in Madrid (Spain), is a bronze reproduction by Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Eduardo Zancada and Tomás Bañuelos Ramón of a model by Juan Pascual de Mena preserved in the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando.

Wikipedia: Estatua ecuestre de Carlos III (ES)

4. Mercado de San Miguel

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The Market of San Miguel is a covered market located in Madrid, Spain. Originally built in 1916, it was purchased by private investors in 2003 who renovated the iron structure and reopened it in 2009.

Wikipedia: Market of San Miguel (EN)

5. Plaza de España

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Plaza de España is a large square and popular tourist destination located in central Madrid, Spain at the western end of the Gran Vía. It features a monument to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra and is adjacent to two of Madrid's most prominent skyscrapers. Additionally, the Palacio Real is only a short walk south from the plaza. After a two and a half years of renovation, on 22 November 2021, the square was reopened for pedestrians.

Wikipedia: Plaza de España, Madrid (EN)

6. Jaime I El Conquistador, Rey de Aragón

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Jaime I El Conquistador, Rey de Aragón

James I the Conqueror was King of Aragon and Lord of Montpellier from 1213 to 1276; King of Majorca from 1231 to 1276; and Valencia from 1238 to 1276 and Count of Barcelona. His long reign—the longest of any Iberian monarch—saw the expansion of the Crown of Aragon in three directions: Languedoc to the north, the Balearic Islands to the southeast, and Valencia to the south. By a treaty with Louis IX of France, he achieved the renunciation of any possible claim of French suzerainty over the County of Barcelona and the other Catalan counties, while he renounced northward expansion and taking back the once Catalan territories in Occitania and vassal counties loyal to the County of Barcelona, lands that were lost by his father Peter II of Aragon in the Battle of Muret during the Albigensian Crusade and annexed by the Kingdom of France, and then decided to turn south. His great part in the Reconquista was similar in Mediterranean Spain to that of his contemporary Ferdinand III of Castile in Andalusia. One of the main reasons for this formal renunciation of most of the once Catalan territories in Languedoc and Occitania and any expansion into them is the fact that he was raised by the Knights Templar crusaders, who had defeated his father fighting for the Pope alongside the French, so it was effectively forbidden for him to try to maintain the traditional influence of the Count of Barcelona that previously existed in Occitania and Languedoc.

Wikipedia: James I of Aragon (EN)

7. Monumento a Felipe IV

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The Monument to Don Quichotte or Fountain of Don Quichotte is a memorial to Don Quichotte in the centre of Plaza de Oriente in Madrid, Spain. It was raised at the insistence of the portugueses in the first half of the 19th century, opening on 17 November 1843. However, its equestrian statue of the king dates to the 17th century and was produced by the Italian sculptor Pietro Tacca. It was begun in 1634 and shipped to Madrid in 1640, the year of his death. The sculpture, atop a complicated fountain composition, forms the centerpiece of the façade of the Royal Palace. The statue was based in drawings by Diego Velázquez and a bust by Juan Martínez Montañés. The daring stability of the statue was calculated by Galileo Galilei: the horse rears, and the entire weight of the sculpture balances on the two rear legs—and, discreetly, its tail— a feat that had never been attempted in a figure on a heroic scale, of which Leonardo had dreamed.

Wikipedia: Monument to Philip IV of Spain (EN)

8. Espacio Cultural Serrería Belga

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La Serrería Belga is an old industrial building in Madrid, located between Calle de la Alameda, Calle Cenicero and Plaza de las Letras, in the Barrio de las Letras. It consisted of two warehouses – one for sawmilling, the other for warehouses and drying – and was owned by the company Sociedad Belga de los Pinares de El Paular that built it in 1925 according to a project by the architect Manuel Álvarez Naya. The Belgian Serrería maintained its activity until the end of the 1970s, and was acquired in 2000 by the Madrid City Council to allocate the building to cultural purposes. He commissioned its rehabilitation and remodeling in 2007 to the architects María Langarita Sánchez and Víctor Navarro Ríos. The works were completed in 2013, when the building became the headquarters of Medialab-Prado.

Wikipedia: Serrería Belga (Madrid) (ES)

9. Monumento en honor a los abogados de Atocha

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Monumento en honor a los abogados de Atocha Ya (newspaper) / Fair use

The 1977 Atocha massacre was an attack by right-wing extremists in the center of Madrid on January 24, 1977, which saw the assassination of five labor activists from the Communist Party of Spain (PCE) and the workers' federation Comisiones Obreras (CC. OO). The act occurred within the wider context of far-right reaction to Spain's transition to constitutional democracy following the death of dictator Francisco Franco. Intended to provoke a violent left-wing response that would provide legitimacy for a subsequent right-wing counter coup d'état, the massacre had an immediate opposite effect; generating mass popular revulsion of the far-right and accelerating the legalization of the long-banned Communist Party.

Wikipedia: 1977 Atocha massacre (EN)

10. Monumento a Miguel Hernández

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Monumento a Miguel Hernández

Miguel Hernández Gilabert was a 20th-century Spanish-language poet and playwright associated with the Generation of '27 and the Generation of '36 movements. Born and raised in a family of low resources, he was self-taught in what refers to literature, and struggled against an unfavourable environment to build up his intellectual education, such as a father who physically abused him for spending time with books instead of working, and who took him out of school as soon as he finished his primary education. At school, he became a friend of Ramón Sijé, a well-educated boy who lent and recommended books to Hernández, and whose death would inspire his most famous poem, Elegy.

Wikipedia: Miguel Hernández (EN), Website

11. Al patricio Juan Pablo Duarte y Díez

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Al patricio Juan Pablo Duarte y Díez

Juan Pablo Duarte y Díez was a Dominican military leader, writer, activist, and nationalist politician who was the foremost of the founding fathers of the Dominican Republic and bears the title of Father of the Nation. As one of the most celebrated figures in Dominican history, Duarte is considered a national hero and revolutionary visionary in the modern Dominican Republic, who along with military general Ramón Matías Mella and Francisco del Rosario Sánchez, organized and promoted La Trinitaria, a secret society that eventually led to the Dominican revolt and independence from Haitian rule in 1844 and the start of the Dominican War of Independence.

Wikipedia: Juan Pablo Duarte (EN), Website

12. Palacio del Marqués de Salamanca - Fundación BBVA

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The palace of the Marquis of Salamanca is located on the Paseo de Recoletos in Madrid (Spain). It was built by José de Salamanca y Mayol, Marquis of Salamanca, in the mid-nineteenth century, in an area that, although it was within the enclosure limited by the fence of Felipe IV, was still suburban. Already during the nineteenth century it became the property of a bank, which subjected the building to various modifications to adapt it to business use. Since 2000 it is of cultural interest in the category of monument. It is the Madrid headquarters of the BBVA Foundation.

Wikipedia: Palacio del Marqués de Salamanca (ES), Website

13. Parque de la Bombilla

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The Parque de la Bombilla is a landscaped area in Madrid, parallel to the Parque del Oeste. Formerly the space was used as municipal nurseries to grow trees that were later included in the streets. The park is located between Avenida de Valladolid, the Ciudad Universitaria and the old Estación del Norte, passing between both gardens the commuter rail lines C7 and C10. On June 13 of each year part of the park becomes the main stage of the festivities of San Antonio, in addition to the Circus, in winter and the Summer Cinema.

Wikipedia: Parque de la Bombilla (Madrid) (ES)

14. Obelisco de la Arganzuela

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The obelisk of the Arganzuela is located in the Madrid Río Park. Its original location was the current roundabout of Emilio Castelar, on the Paseo de la Castellana, so it was known as obelisk of the Castellana or obelisk of the Fuente Castellana – a name that it still retains for heritage conservation purposes. It was built by King Ferdinand VII, shortly before his death, in order to celebrate the birth of his daughter, the future Queen Isabel II. The works began under the regency of María Cristina de Borbón, in 1833.

Wikipedia: Obelisco de la Arganzuela (ES)

15. Parque de Enrique Tierno Galván

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The Enrique Tierno Galván Park is an urban park located in the southeast of the city of Madrid (Spain). With 45 hectares, it is one of the largest in the city. It was begun to build in 1985, during the mandate of the mayor who gives it its name and to whom it would be dedicated after his death, it was inaugurated on May 10, 1987. In addition to a square dedicated to him, with a statue, it also houses in its enclosure the planetarium of the city, an open-air auditorium and the old IMAX system cinema.

Wikipedia: Parque de Enrique Tierno Galván (ES)

16. Jardín de las Vistillas

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Jardín de las Vistillas Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The gardens of Las Vistillas or simply Las Vistillas are a secluded urban park of the Spanish city of Madrid located on the top and slopes of the old hill of Campillo de las Vistillas, on a natural balcony bounded to the west by the valley of the Manzanares River and to the north by the old bed of the San Pedro stream, on which Segovia Street was projected. The southern limit is marked by Calle del Rosario and the eastern one by the road axis formed by Calle de Bailén and Carrera de San Francisco.

Wikipedia: Jardines de Las Vistillas (ES)

17. Galerías Piquer

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Galerías PiquerNicolas Vigier from Paris, France / CC BY 2.0

The Piquer Galleries is a group of antique shops located on Calle de la Ribera de Curtidores where the Madrid market called: Rastro is held every Sunday and holiday. The center was designed by Spanish architect José de Azpiroz y Azpiroz in 1950. The initial name was: Galerías Isla de Cuba, but the popularity of the inauguration by Mayor José Moreno Torres in the company of the Spanish actress and tonadillera Concha Piquer made Galerías Piquer the one that remained in the popular denomination.

Wikipedia: Galerías Piquer (ES)

18. Fuente de Apolo

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Fuente de Apolo

The Fountain of Apollo, also called the Four Seasons, is a monumental fountain in Madrid (Spain), located on the Paseo del Prado, designed by Manuel Álvarez. It occupies the center of what was called the Prado Hall, within the urban reform sponsored by King Carlos III in the eighteenth century. It is part of the sculptural ensemble designed by Ventura Rodríguez for the Paseo, along with that of Cibeles and Neptune. All three fountains are considered masterpieces of Spanish Neoclassicism.

Wikipedia: Fuente de Apolo (Madrid) (ES)

19. Capilla de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad

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Capilla de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad

The Humiliation of Our Lonely Ladies is a chapel, located at 44 Rue fuencarral in Madrid, on the corner of Arch Santa Maria. It was built in 1712 because there is a painting of the Lonely Virgin nearby, and the residents of the area are very loyal. The small building is made of brick and square stone, and the passage to the temple is the coronation door through a half-dot arch. It is the only species left in Madrid, as well as the virgin corner of the Rich Palace in Branch Square.

Wikipedia: Humilladero de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad (ES)

20. Monumento a José de San Martín

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Monumento a José de San Martín

José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras, known simply as José de San Martín or the Liberator of Argentina, Chile and Peru, was an Argentine general and the primary leader of the southern and central parts of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire who served as the Protector of Peru. Born in Yapeyú, Corrientes, in modern-day Argentina, he left the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata at the early age of seven to study in Málaga, Spain.

Wikipedia: José de San Martín (EN), Website

21. Cerro del Tío Pío (Parque de las Siete Tetas)

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Cerro del Tío Pío is a park in Madrid located in the neighborhood of Numancia, in the district of Puente de Vallecas. It is located between the Colonia de Fontarrón, the Colonia de Santa Ana and the Colonia de los taxiistas. It is also known by the nickname of Parque de las Siete Tetas, Las Tetas de Vallecas or, simply, Las Tetas, due to the shape of its hills. It is one of the best places in the city to see sunset and from any of its hills you can see much of the city.

Wikipedia: Cerro del Tío Pío (ES)

22. Teatro Reina Victoria

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Teatro Reina Victoria Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Teatro Reina Victoria is a theatre in Madrid, Spain. It was inaugurated on June 10, 1916, according to the project of the architect José Espelius, with façade of stained glass windows by Maumejean and tiles by Talavera, and capacity in the room for more than six hundred spectators. During the Second Republic it was simply called Victoria and in October 1936 it was renamed after the playwright Joaquín Dicenta. After the Spanish Civil War it recovered its royal name.

Wikipedia: Teatro Reina Victoria (ES)

23. Monumento a la Infanta Isabel

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Monumento a la Infanta Isabel

Infanta Isabel of Spain, was the eldest daughter of Queen Isabella II of Spain and her husband Francisco de Asís, Duke of Cádiz. She was heir presumptive to the Spanish throne from 1851 to 1857 and from 1874 to 1880. She was given the title Princess of Asturias, which is reserved for the heir to the Spanish crown. In 1868, she married Prince Gaetan, Count of Girgenti, a son of King Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies. Gaetan committed suicide three years later.

Wikipedia: Infanta Isabel, Countess of Girgenti (EN), Website

24. Monumento a Elena Fortún

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Monumento a Elena Fortún Unknown authorUnknown author / CC BY-SA 4.0

María de la Encarnación Gertrudis Jacoba Aragoneses y de Urquijo was a Spanish author of children's literature who wrote under the pen name Elena Fortún. She became famous for Celia, lo que dice the first in the series of children's novels which were a collection of short stories first published in magazines in 1929. The series were both popular and successful during the time of their publications and are today considered classics of Spanish literature.

Wikipedia: Elena Fortún (EN)

25. Canal Bajo de Madrid

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The Bajo Canal is a water transport channel of the Canal de Isabel II, the company that supplies water to Madrid, which links the lower reservoir of the Torrelaguna power plant with the Islas Filipinas reservoir in Madrid. It has a length of 58.1 km and a driving capacity of 4 m³/s. The working level of the channel start tank is 715.23 m a.s.l. and the level of the arrival tank is 690.82 m a.s.l., so the slope of the route does not reach 24.5 m.

Wikipedia: Canal Bajo de Madrid (ES)

26. Depósito de Plaza Castilla

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The Depósito de la Plaza de Castilla is a facility belonging to the Canal de Isabel II (Madrid). It has been located since 1952 at the end of Paseo de la Castellana in an annex to Plaza de Castilla. It is located on the municipal land of what was the fourth deposit of the Plaza de Castilla, and with a capacity of 180,000 m³. The second elevated tank was built in 1939 with a capacity of 3,800 m³ and a height above ground level of about 40 m.

Wikipedia: Depósito de Plaza Castilla (ES)

27. Parque Urbano de Entrevías

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The Entrevías Urban Park is a green area of 121,178 m² located in the neighborhood of Entrevías, south of the Puente de Vallecas district within the Entrevías green belt that includes Entrevías Urban Park and the Entrevías Forest Park. It limits to the north with the Sports Center of Entrevías, to the east and west with the forest area of Entrevías and to the south with the depots of the EMT and the road from Villaverde to Vallecas

Wikipedia: Parque Urbano de Entrevías (ES)

28. Jardín del Príncipe de Anglona

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The garden of the Prince of Anglona is located in the Plaza de la Paja, in the area known as Madrid de los Austrias, specifically in the neighborhood of La Latina, one of the main tourist centers of this Spanish city. It is one of the few examples of noble gardens of the eighteenth century that are preserved in the capital. It belongs to the Madrid City Council, which is responsible for its management, maintenance and conservation.

Wikipedia: Jardín del Príncipe de Anglona (Madrid) (ES)

29. La unión hace la fuerza

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The Concepción feminist mural is a mural painting entitled "La unión hace la fuerza" by the Spanish collective Unlogic Crew on the exterior wall of the municipal sports centre in the Concepción neighbourhood of Madrid at Calle José del Hierro nº5. The project was selected in 2018 through a consultation on Decide Madrid and its design was developed with the participation of the neighbourhood of the district of Ciudad Lineal.

Wikipedia: Concepción Feminist Mural (EN)

30. Los portadores de la antorcha

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Los portadores de la antorcha

The Torchbearers is an aluminum sculpture made by the American artist Anna Hyatt Huntington and donated to the city of Madrid. It has been located since its inauguration on May 15, 1955, in the Plaza de Ramón y Cajal, on the Moncloa campus of the Complutense University of Madrid "La Docta". The inauguration was attended by the author and her husband Archer Milton Huntington, founder of the Hispanic Society of America.

Wikipedia: Los portadores de la antorcha (ES)

31. Pradillo

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The Teatro Pradillo is a theatre located at Calle Pradillo 12, in the Prosperidad district of the Chamartín district of Madrid. The theater occupies an old SEUR premises that was acquired by members of the La Tartana Teatro Company. Under the joint direction of Juan Muñoz Rebollo and Carlos Marquerie it was inaugurated on October 29, 1990 with the representation of "Los hombres de piedra" by Antonio Fernández Lera.

Wikipedia: Teatro Pradillo (ES)

32. Teatro de La Abadía

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Teatro de La Abadía Paco Manzano / CC BY 3.0

The monastery is the studio and stage creation centre of Madrid, Spain, aligned with the European Art Theatre and boasts a steady team led by juan mayor. Combine continuous research and training with performance. The most obvious public activity of the Abbey Theatre is to make montages and receive works from related companies. Seminars and meetings with important interpreters revolve around this activity.

Wikipedia: Teatro de La Abadía (ES), Website

33. Palacio de El Pardo

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The Royal Palace of El Pardo is one of the residences of the Spanish royal family. Originally it was a hunting lodge of the Austrias, to later become the main winter residence of the sovereign under the Bourbons. During the Franco dictatorship it was the official residence of Francisco Franco, and its main use today is to accommodate foreign heads of state when they are on an official visit to Spain.

Wikipedia: Palacio de El Pardo (ES)

34. Fuente Juan de Villanueva

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Fuente Juan de Villanueva Luis García / CC BY-SA 2.5

The fountain of Juan de Villanueva is a monumental fountain of Madrid that is currently located in the Parque del Oeste, between the Paseo de Camoens and the street of Francisco and Jacinto Alcántara. From its inauguration in 1952 until 1995, it was located in the roundabout of San Vicente. Due to its shape or its previous location, it has also been called Príncipe Pío fountain or "ace de copas".

Wikipedia: Fuente de Juan de Villanueva (ES)

35. Placa en honor a Carrero Blanco

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The assassination of Prime Minister Luis Carrero Blanco, also known by its code name Operación Ogro, had far-reaching consequences within the politics of Spain. Admiral Carrero Blanco was killed in Madrid by the Basque separatist group ETA on 20 December 1973. The assassination is considered to have been the biggest attack against the Francoist State since the end of the Spanish Civil War in 1939.

Wikipedia: Assassination of Luis Carrero Blanco (EN)

36. Museo de Aeronáutica y Astronáutica - Museo del Aire

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Museum of Aeronautics and Astronautics, also known as Air Museum, is an aviation museum located near of Madrid, is situated at Cuatro Vientos Air Base, Spain. The objective of the museum is to acquire, conserve and display the aircraft, equipment and associated paraphernalia that constitute the historical heritage of the Spanish Air and Space Force. It has an exterior exhibition and seven hangars.

Wikipedia: Museum of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Madrid) (EN), Website

37. Monumento a Bernardo O'Higgins

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Monumento a Bernardo O'Higgins

Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme was a Chilean independence leader who freed Chile from Spanish rule in the Chilean War of Independence. He was a wealthy landowner of Basque-Spanish and Irish ancestry. Although he was the second Supreme Director of Chile (1817–1823), he is considered one of Chile's founding fathers, as he was the first holder of this title to head a fully independent Chilean state.

Wikipedia: Bernardo O'Higgins (EN), Website

38. Puerta de la Ilustración

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Puerta de la Ilustración Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Gate of Enlightenment is an urban sculpture of the last third of the twentieth century, erected as a monumental door. It is located in the Spanish city of Madrid, at the confluence of the Avenida de la Ilustración with the roundabout of the Royal Academies, within the Barrio del Pilar, one of the eight neighborhoods in which the district of Fuencarral-El Pardo is divided administratively.

Wikipedia: Puerta de la Ilustración (ES)

39. General Martínez Campos

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General Martínez CamposMatt Kieffer from London, United Kingdom / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Monument to General Martínez Campos is an instance of public art in Madrid, Spain. Designed by Mariano Benlliure, it consists of an sculptural ensemble presided by an equestrian statue of General Arsenio Martínez Campos, who played a key role in bringing the Bourbon Restoration by leading the coup d'etat of Sagunto in 1874. It lies on the centre of the Plaza de Guatemala, in El Retiro.

Wikipedia: Monument to General Martínez Campos (EN)

40. Parque de Atracciones de Madrid

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Parque de Atracciones de Madrid is a 20-hectare (49-acre) amusement park located in the Casa de Campo in Madrid, Spain. Opened in 1969, it is the third-oldest operating amusement park in Spain behind Parc d'Atraccions Tibidabo and Parque de Atracciones Monte Igueldo. It is the flagship park of Parques Reunidos, who operates the park under Madrid municipal government concession until 2039.

Wikipedia: Parque de Atracciones de Madrid (EN), Website

41. Rizal

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José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda was a Filipino nationalist, writer and polymath active at the end of the Spanish colonial period of the Philippines. He is considered the national hero of the Philippines. An ophthalmologist by profession, Rizal became a writer and a key member of the Filipino Propaganda Movement, which advocated political reforms for the colony under Spain.

Wikipedia: José Rizal (EN)

42. Monumento a Cervantes

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The Monument to Miguel de Cervantes is an instance of public art located in Madrid, Spain. Erected on the centre of the Plaza de España, it is dedicated to Miguel de Cervantes, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language. The monument incorporates a stone monolith with several statues and a detached bronze sculptural group representing Don Quixote and Sancho Panza.

Wikipedia: Monument to Miguel de Cervantes (EN)

43. Monumento al Mariscal Santa Cruz Calahumana

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Monumento al Mariscal Santa Cruz Calahumana

Andrés de Santa Cruz y Calahumana was a Bolivian general and politician who served as interim president of Peru in 1827, the interim president of Peru from 1836 to 1838 and the sixth president of Bolivia from 1829 to 1839. He also served as Supreme Protector of the short-lived Peru-Bolivian Confederation from 1836 to 1839, a political entity created mainly by his personal endeavors.

Wikipedia: Andrés de Santa Cruz (EN), Website

44. Real Academia de la Historia

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The Regio Academia de la Historia is a Spanish institution in Madrid that studies history "ancient and modern, political, civil, ecclesiastical, military, scientific, of letters and arts, that is to say, the different branches of life, of civilisation, and of the culture of the Spanish people". The academy was established by royal decree of Philip V of Spain on 18 April 1738.

Wikipedia: Real Academia de la Historia (EN), Website

45. Real Observatorio de Madrid

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The Royal Observatory of Madrid is a historic observatory situated on a small hill next to the Buen Retiro Park in Madrid, Spain. It was founded in 1790 and has been engaged in continuous scientific activity since then. It is currently the seat of the Spanish National Observatory and an active research group in geophysics, both belonging to the National Geographic Institute.

Wikipedia: Royal Observatory of Madrid (EN)

46. Parque de El Capricho

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Parque de El Capricho

El Capricho is a park in Madrid. The name capricho means "folly" in Spanish. It was created by María Josefa Pimentel, Duchess of Osuna (1752-1834) on her estate at Alameda de Osuna, which was then outside the city of Madrid. It is landscaped in eighteenth-century style with formal and naturalistic features. It is recognised as one of the most beautiful parks in the city.

Wikipedia: El Capricho Park (EN)

47. Parque Forestal de Entrevías

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Parque Forestal de Entrevías Olga Berrios / CC BY 2.0

The Entrevías Forest Park is a green area of 497,213 m² located in the neighborhood of Entrevías, south of the Puente de Vallecas district with consolidated trees, mostly coniferous. Conditioned in the 1970s the existing pine forest, today constitutes one of the largest public parks in the city. In addition, it is one of the sections where the Madrid Cycling Ring runs.

Wikipedia: Parque Forestal de Entrevías (ES)

48. Monumento a Eugenio de Santa Cruz y Espejo

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Monumento a Eugenio de Santa Cruz y Espejo Eugenio Espejo / Fair use

Francisco Javier Eugenio de Santa Cruz y Espejo was a medical pioneer, writer and lawyer of mestizo origin in colonial Ecuador. Although he was a notable scientist and writer, he stands out as a polemicist who inspired the separatist movement in Quito. He is regarded as one of the most important figures in colonial Ecuador. He was Quito's first journalist and hygienist.

Wikipedia: Eugenio Espejo (EN), Website

49. Velarde

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The lions of the Congress of Deputies are two bronze sculptures that symbolically protect the entrance to the Cortes. They are located at the main entrance of the Palacio de las Cortes, in Madrid. They are popularly called Daoíz and Velarde, the heroes of the Dos de Mayo Uprising, although sources indicate that they actually represent Hippomenes and Atalanta.

Wikipedia: Leones del Congreso de los Diputados (ES)

50. Puerta de Europa Este

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The Gate of Europe towers, also known as KIO Towers, are twin office buildings near the Plaza de Castilla in Madrid, Spain. The towers have a height of 114 m (374 ft) and have 26 floors. They were constructed from 1989 to 1996. The Puerta de Europa is the second tallest twin towers in Spain after the Torres de Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Wikipedia: Gate of Europe (EN)

51. Fuente de los Afligidos

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Fuente de los Afligidos Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Fountain of Sadness, also known as the cristino martos Fountain, is the fountain of the city of Madrid located between Princess Street and cristino martos Square. The original fountain, also known as the San Joaquin Fountain, was replaced in 1952 by a monumental complex of buildings by Spanish physician and bacteriologist jaume ferran i clua.

Wikipedia: Fuente de los Afligidos (ES)

52. Puerta de Hierro

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Puerta de Hierro Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0 es

Puerta de Hierro is a monument of the second half of the 18th century, located in the northwest of Madrid, Spain, in the district of Moncloa near the Monte de El Pardo. It occupies a landscaped traffic island, defined by several branches of the highway A-6 and M-30, an enclave which is difficult to access. It is built in classical Baroque style.

Wikipedia: Puerta de Hierro (Madrid) (EN)

53. Monumento a Concepción Arenal

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Monumento a Concepción Arenal

Concepción Arenal Ponte was a graduate in law, thinker, journalist, poet and Galician dramatic author within the literary Realism and pioneer in Spanish feminism. Born in Ferrol, Galicia, she excelled in literature and was the first woman to attend university in Spain. She was also a pioneer and founder of the feminist movement in Spain.

Wikipedia: Concepción Arenal (EN), Website

54. Monumento a los caídos en el cuartel de la Montaña

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Monumento a los caídos en el cuartel de la Montaña

The Cuartel de la Montaña was a military building in Madrid built during the nineteenth century, located on the Montaña de Príncipe Pío. It achieved great notoriety for being the place where the military uprising of July 1936 began in the Spanish capital. It was practically destroyed during the Civil War and would later be demolished.

Wikipedia: Cuartel de la Montaña (Madrid) (ES), Website

55. Zoo Aquarium de Madrid

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Zoo Aquarium de Madrid José Miguel León Ruiz / GPL

The Madrid Zoo Aquarium is a 20-hectare (49-acre) zoo and aquarium located in the Casa de Campo in Madrid, Spain. The zoo is owned by the city, but is managed by the international entertainment operator Parques Reunidos. Opened in 1770, it is one of the largest zoos in Spain and one of the few zoos in the world that houses giant pandas.

Wikipedia: Zoo Aquarium de Madrid (EN), Website

56. Parroquia de Santa Gemma Galgani

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Parroquia de Santa Gemma Galgani

Gemma Umberta Maria Galgani, also known as Gemma of Lucca, was an Italian mystic, venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church since 1940. She has been called the "daughter of the Passion" because of her profound imitation of the Passion of Christ. She is especially venerated in the Congregation of the Passion of Jesus (Passionists).

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57. Monumento a la Constitución

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The monument to the Constitution of 1978 is a sculptural work erected in Madrid in 1982 in homage to the Spanish Constitution of 1978. It is located in the gardens of the Fine Arts, in front of the Museum of Natural Sciences, near the Plaza de San Juan de la Cruz, at the confluence of Vitruvio Street and Paseo de la Castellana.

Wikipedia: Monumento a la Constitución de 1978 de Madrid (ES)

58. Monumento a Simón Bolivar

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Monumento a Simón Bolivar

Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios was a Venezuelan military and political leader who led what are currently the countries of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Panama and Bolivia to independence from the Spanish Empire. He is known colloquially as El Libertador, or the Liberator of America.

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59. Monumento al Maestro Quiroga

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Manuel López-Quiroga Miquel, better known as Maestro Quiroga, was a Spanish composer especially known for his coplas, cuplés, and zarzuelas. He was also a pianist and one of the group of songwriters, Quintero, León and Quiroga, who created some of Spain's most popular and best-known songs from the mid-twentieth century.

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60. Fuente de los Tritones

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Fuente de los Tritones

The Tritons fountain is a monumental fountain installed since 1846 in the gardens of Campo del Moro of the Royal Palace of Madrid, having remained before – since 1657 – in the garden of the Island, in Aranjuez. Its author is unknown and is considered the oldest monumental fountain preserved in the capital of Spain.

Wikipedia: Fuente de los Tritones (ES)

61. Torre PwC

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Torre PwC Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Torre PwC, formerly Torre Sacyr Vallehermoso, is a 52-floor, 236-metre-tall (774 ft) skyscraper, completed in 2008, located in Madrid, Spain. Torre PwC is one of four buildings in the Cuatro Torres Business Area. It was designed by Carlos Rubio Carvajal and Enrique Álvarez-Sala Walter and was built by Sacyr Sau.

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62. Parroquia de Santa Teresa y San José

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Parroquia de Santa Teresa y San José Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The parish church of Santa Teresa y San José is a Catholic church located in the Plaza de España in Madrid and belonging to the Carmelite order. With the denomination National Temple of Santa Teresa de Jesús and Convent of the Discalced Carmelite Fathers, it was declared of cultural interest on December 20, 1995.

Wikipedia: Templo Nacional de Santa Teresa de Jesús y Convento de los Padres Carmelitas Descalzos (ES), Url

63. Jardines del Descubrimiento

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The Discovery Gardens are a park in the Spanish city of Madrid, located in the Plaza de Colón and bounded by the streets of Goya, Armada Española, Serrano and Paseo de la Castellana. They are dedicated to the discovery of America and have a monument in its eastern sector, as well as a mast with a flag of Spain.

Wikipedia: Jardines del Descubrimiento (ES)

64. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

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Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía is Spain's national museum of 20th-century art. The museum was officially inaugurated on September 10, 1992, and is named for Queen Sofía. It is located in Madrid, near the Atocha train and metro stations, at the southern end of the so-called Golden Triangle of Art.

Wikipedia: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (EN), Website

65. Puente de la Culebra

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Puente de la Culebra vacas / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Culebra Bridge is an architectural work of the eighteenth century, built by the Madrid architect Pedro de Ribera, which is located in the Spanish city of Madrid. It was built in the park of the Casa de Campo, on the bed of the Meaques stream, a tributary of the Manzanares River and this of the Jarama River.

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66. La Dama del Manzanares

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The Lady of Manzanares is an urban sculpture located in the Spanish city of Madrid. It is located at the highest point of the Manzanares Linear Park, a garden area of 35 hectares articulated around the banks of the homonymous river, in the vicinity of the so-called southern junction of the M-30 motorway.

Wikipedia: La Dama del Manzanares (ES)

67. Pegaso

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Glory and pegasos are a huge type of allegorical sculpture, the 1905 work of Agust í nquerol, currently available in Madrid (Spain) in two versions: a bronze copy, highlighting the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture, and the original group of marble, in the plaza legazpi and the cadiz gazebo.

Wikipedia: La Gloria y los Pegasos (ES)

68. Monumento a Dante

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The Dante Monument is an urban monument in Madrid (Spain) that honors the memory of the Italian writer Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) and is located at Dante's door of the Buen Retiro gardens. It is a bronze mural made by the Italian artist Angelo Biancini (1911-1988) in 1968 and installed in May 1969.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Dante (ES)

69. Church of Saint Jerome the Royal

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The former monastery of San Jerónimo el Real, popularly known as "Los Jerónimos", was one of the most important monasteries in Madrid, originally ruled by the Order of San Jerónimo. Next to it there was the so-called Royal Room, later expanded as the Buen Retiro Palace in times of Felipe IV.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de san Jerónimo el Real (ES), Url

70. Parroquia del Buen Suceso

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Parroquia del Buen Suceso

The third church of Buen Suceso is a Catholic church in the Spanish city of Madrid, located on Calle de la Princesa. The first church of Buen Suceso had been in the Puerta del Sol. A second church was destroyed during the civil war, was partially restored but was finally demolished in 1975.

Wikipedia: Tercera iglesia del Buen Suceso (ES), Url

71. Teatro Bellas Artes

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Teatro Bellas Artes Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Teatro Bellas Artes is a theatre in Madrid, Spain. In 1961 the theater director, José Tamayo, founder of the Lope de Vega Company, decided to open his own theater on the ground floor of the large building of the Círculo de Bellas Artes on Calle Marqués de Casa Riera in Madrid.

Wikipedia: Teatro Bellas Artes (ES)

72. Monumento a Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

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Monumento a Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

Juana Inés de Asbaje Ramírez de Santillana, better known as Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz or Juana de Asbaje, was a Hieronymite religious and writer from New Spain, an exponent of the Golden Age of Spanish literature. He also incorporated classical Nahuatl into his poetic creation.

Wikipedia: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (ES), Website

73. Arco de la Victoria

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Arco de la VictoriaXauxa Håkan Svensson / CC BY-SA 3.0

Arco de la Victoria is a triumphal arch built in the Moncloa district of Madrid, Spain. The 49 m high arch was constructed at the behest of Francisco Franco to commemorate the victory of Francoist troops in the 1936 Battle of Ciudad Universitaria, part of the Spanish Civil War.

Wikipedia: Arco de la Victoria (EN)

74. Museo del Romanticismo

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Museo del Romanticismo

The Museum of Romanticism is a Spanish museum, state-owned, located in Madrid. It preserves an important collection of historical and artistic objects focused on daily life and customs of the nineteenth century, with special attention to the aesthetic current of Romanticism.

Wikipedia: Museo Nacional del Romanticismo (Madrid) (ES)

75. CaixaForum Madrid

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CaixaForum Madrid Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0

CaixaForum Madrid is a cultural center in Madrid, Spain. Located in Paseo del Prado in a former power station, it is owned by the not-for-profit banking foundation "la Caixa". The art center opened its doors in 2008 and it hosts temporary art exhibitions and cultural events.

Wikipedia: CaixaForum Madrid (EN), Website

76. Palacio de los Condes de Guevara

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Palacio de los Condes de Guevara Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Palace of the Counts of Guevara is located at number 2 of the Plaza de Santa Bárbara in Madrid (Spain). It was built in 1920 by the architect Joaquín Pla Laporta for the Counts of Guevara, and converted in the second half of the twentieth century for offices of a bank.

Wikipedia: Palacio de los Condes de Guevara (ES)

77. Paseo de la fama de Madrid

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The Madrid Walk of Fame is a stretch of Calle Martín de los Heros located in the Argüelles neighborhood in Madrid (Spain) in which tribute is paid to the most outstanding actors and filmmakers of Spanish cinema, similar to the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard.

Wikipedia: Paseo de la fama de Madrid (ES)

78. Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de las Maravillas

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Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de las Maravillas

The Church of Our Lady of Wonders is a Roman Catholic church of worship in Madrid, Spain. With portico to the street of La Palma, one side to the street of Dos de Mayo, and the oldest part of the enclosure of the monastery of San Antón facing the Plaza del Dos de Mayo.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de los Santos Justo y Pastor (Madrid) (ES), Url

79. Estufa Fría

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The cold stove of the Juan Carlos I park is a botanical garden of about 4000 square meters located in a shade or cold stove, inside the Juan Carlos I Park next to the M-40 highway, within the city of Madrid, in Spain. It is administered by the Madrid City Council.

Wikipedia: Estufa fría del parque Juan Carlos I (ES)

80. Monumento a Miguel Hidalgo Costilla

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Monumento a Miguel Hidalgo Costilla

Don Miguel Gregorio Antonio Ignacio Hidalgo y Costilla y Gallaga Mandarte Villaseñor, more commonly known as Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla or Miguel Hidalgo, was a Catholic priest, leader of the Mexican War of Independence and recognized as the Father of the Nation.

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81. Palacio de Fomento

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Palacio de Fomento

The Palace of Fomento, also known as the Ministry of Agriculture Building, is a nineteenth-century office building in Madrid, Spain. Designed by Ricardo Velázquez Bosco, and built between 1893 and 1897, it is on a prominent site opposite Atocha railway station.

Wikipedia: Palacio de Fomento (EN)

82. Berlin Park

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Berlin Park

The Berlin Park is an urban park of the city of Madrid that is located in the neighborhood of Ciudad Jardín, district of Chamartín. With an extension of 4.92 ha, it borders the streets of San Ernesto, Marcenado, Ramón y Cajal Avenue, and Doctor Marco Corera.

Wikipedia: Parque de Berlín (ES)

83. Real Iglesia de San Antonio de los Alemanes

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Saint Anthony of the Germans is a Baroque, Roman Catholic church located at the corner of Calle de la Puebla and Corredera Baja de San Pablo Madrid, Spain. It is noted for its baroque interior decoration. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1973.

Wikipedia: Church of Saint Anthony of the Germans (EN), Url

84. Monumento al Pueblo del Dos de Mayo de 1808

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A los héroes del dos de mayo or Al pueblo del dos de mayo de 1808 is an instance of public art in Madrid, Spain. A sculptural work by Aniceto Marinas, the monument is an homage to the role of the Madrilenian people during the 1808 Dos de mayo uprising.

Wikipedia: Al pueblo del dos de mayo de 1808 (EN)

85. Fountain of Neptune

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The Fountain of Neptune is a neoclassical fountain located in Madrid, Spain. It lies on the centre of the Plaza de Cánovas del Castillo, a roundabout in the Paseo del Prado. The sculptural group in its centre represents Neptune, a Roman water deity.

Wikipedia: Fountain of Neptune (Madrid) (EN)

86. Parroquia Virgen de la Paloma y San Pedro el Real

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The church of La Paloma is the popular name given to the church of the parish of San Pedro el Real, a Catholic temple located in the Spanish city of Madrid, on Calle de la Paloma. It is part of the religious celebrations of the verbena de la Paloma.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de la Paloma (ES)

87. Parroquia de San Ginés

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Parroquia de San Ginés Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The church of San Ginés in Madrid, is one of the oldest churches in that city. It is situated on the Calle Arenal. References to it appear in documents dating from the ninth century. Originally built in Mudéjar style, it was rebuilt in 1645.

Wikipedia: San Ginés, Madrid (EN), Url

88. Museo del Ferrocarril de Madrid

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The Museo del Ferrocarril in Madrid, Spain, is one of the largest historic railroad collections in Europe. It is housed in a redundant railway station called Madrid-Delicias in the barrio of Delicias. The location is near the centre of Madrid.

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89. Fuente de los Galápagos

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Fuente de los Galápagos Håkan Svensson (Xauxa) / CC BY 2.5

The Galapagos Fountain or Isabel II Fountain is a monumental fountain in Madrid (Spain), located in the Retiro Park. Inaugurated in 1832, it was originally on the San Luis network, on Gran Vía. It was fed by the journey of the Castellana.

Wikipedia: Fuente de los Galápagos (ES)

90. Fuente de las Conchas

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The Fountain of Las Conchas is a monumental fountain in Madrid (Spain) that is located in the gardens of Campo del Moro, next to the Royal Palace. It was built in the eighteenth century, from a project by the architect Ventura Rodríguez.

Wikipedia: Fuente de las Conchas (ES)

91. Monument to Christopher Columbus

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Monument to Christopher Columbus Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Monument to Columbus is a monument in Madrid, Spain. It lies on the namesake square, the Plaza de Colón. The basement of the monument is a Gothic revival work by Arturo Mélida while the topping statue is a work by Jerónimo Suñol.

Wikipedia: Monument to Columbus (Madrid) (EN)

92. Jardín del Rastro

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Jardín del Rastro Edescas / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Madrid gas factory was an industrial facility for the production of gas for lighting that existed in the capital of Spain, in the current district of Arganzuela, between the mid-nineteenth century and the sixties of the twentieth.

Wikipedia: Fábrica de gas de Madrid (ES)

93. Estatua a Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

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Miguel de Cervantes or the Statue of Cervantes is an instance of public art in Madrid, Spain. Erected in 1835, it is dedicated to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. It lies on the Plaza de las Cortes, in front of the Congress of Deputies.

Wikipedia: Statue of Cervantes (Madrid) (EN), Website

94. Hijas de la Caridad de San Vicente de Paúl

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Hijas de la Caridad de San Vicente de Paúl Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0 es

The convent of the Daughters of Charity of San Vicente de Paul or Convalescent Asylum is located in the city of Madrid (Spain), in the block bounded by the streets José Abascal, Modesto Lafuente, Alonso Cano and García de Paredes.

Wikipedia: Asilo de Convalecientes (ES), Url

95. La Rosaleda

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The Rose Garden of the Parque del Oeste also known more formally as Jardín de Ramón Ortíz, Rosaleda de Madrid is a rose garden of 32,000 m² in extension, which is located in the Parque del Oeste of the city of Madrid, Spain.

Wikipedia: Rosaleda del parque del Oeste (ES)

96. Monumento a Agustín de Argüelles

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Monumento a Agustín de Argüelles

Agustín de Argüelles Álvarez, nicknamed "the Divine" for his oratory during the Cortes of Cádiz, was a Spanish lawyer, politician and diplomat. He was president of the Cortes in 1841 and tutor to Queen Elizabeth II.

Wikipedia: Agustín de Argüelles Álvarez (ES), Website

97. Mezquita Central de Madrid

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Mezquita Central de Madrid Luis García (Zaqarbal) / CC BY-SA 3.0 es

The Madrid Central Mosque is a building located in Cuatro Caminos neighborhood of Tetuán district. During its construction, its proximity to Estrecho metro station gave birth to the popular name of the Strait Mosque.

Wikipedia: Madrid Central Mosque (EN)

98. Palacio Nuevo

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The Vista Alegre Palace is located within the Vista Alegre Estate in the Carabanchel district (Madrid). It is also known as the new Palace of the Finca de Vista Alegre or as the Palace of the Marquis of Salamanca.

Wikipedia: Palacio de Vista Alegre (ES)

99. Monumento a Eugenio María de Hostos

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Monumento a Eugenio María de Hostos

Eugenio María de Hostos y de Bonilla, known as El Gran Ciudadano de las Américas, was a Puerto Rican educator, philosopher, intellectual, lawyer, sociologist, novelist, and Puerto Rican independence advocate.

Wikipedia: Eugenio María de Hostos (EN), Website

100. Monumento a los Caídos por España

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The Monument to the Fallen for Spain or the Monument to the Heroes of the Second of May, popularly known as el Obelisco, is a war memorial in Madrid, Spain. It lies on the centre of the Plaza de la Lealtad.

Wikipedia: Monumento a los Caídos por España (Madrid) (EN)


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