Puerta del Sol, Madrid

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    Puerta Del Sol Center of the city

    by nihandenis Written Nov 21, 2008

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    Pedestrian Area
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    It is a meeting point with a lively atmosphere.

    See the bear & berry statue end of the pedestrian way. There are many souvenir shops & fnac etc.

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    Casa de Correos Tower's Clock

    by gasca Written Aug 10, 2005

    This tower was added to Casa de Correos in 1866 to place this London-made clock gived by an important clockmaker to the city.

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    The Madrono ~ the city's emblem

    by krissyM Written Jun 21, 2007

    Also located in the Puetra del Sol is the cute statue of a bear pawing the madrono. The madrono is a strawberry tree and the emblem of the city. This square is a popular meeting place for the locals.

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    Puerta del Sol

    by Cool-123 Written Apr 2, 2003
    Puerta del Sol in Madrid

    There are many shops, restaurants, cafe and hotels near the square. Most people would like gathering here especially at night.

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