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Córdoba Private Guided Day Tour from Madrid
"Enjoy this private 8 hour tour with your guide and get to the historical city of Cordoba very comfortably in a fast train service. The tour will start off with a ride from Madrid's ATOCHA train station and then travel comfortably by fast train to your official tour guide will meet you at the train station and your private tour will start. Your tour is completely personalized to fit your own needs. The tour will be organized taking into account what you want. An example of what some of the Jewish quarter and Gothic architecture and roman remains.The tour will finish off at the same meeting point.""""Once you visit Madrid and have a day to spare you cannot miss on a visit to Cordoba. Embark on an amazing full-day excursion. Explore Cordoba’s Moorish monuments with your private tour guide and emerge yourself in the historical streets and admire the great architecture."title=Highlights&1=Private%2C+full-day+tour+to+Cordoba+from+Madrid&2=Ride+the+fast+train+with+a+guide+through+the+scenic+Andalusian+countryside&3=See+highlights+of+the+city%27s+UNESCO-listed+historic+center&4=Step+inside+Cardoba%27s+famous+cathedral+built
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Madrid Full Day by High Speed Train from different points in Spain
"Transfer by your own to the High Speed Railway Station to take the morning High Speed Train to Madrid. Arrival in Madrid. Free time to discover this magnificent city considered as one of the most beautiful in the world. We include an afternoon city tour at 15.00 h (meeting at 14.45 h) in our VPT Terminal at C/ Ferraz 3. The best tour to get acquainted with the city. During approximated 2:30 hours we’ll see the most important buildings avenues and squares to know the monuments and its history from the old Habsburg and Bourbons quarters to the present modern city: Gran Vía Plaza de España University
From EUR165.00
 
Madrid Full Day Tour by High Speed Train from Valencia
"Transfer by your own to Valencia Railway Station to take the morning High Speed Train to Madrid. In Madrid you will have free time to discover this magnificent city considered as one of the most beautiful in the world. It is included an afternoon city tour at 15.00 h (meeting at 14.45 h) in the terminal. Enjoy visiting this amazing city during 2.30 hour where you will see the most important buildings avenues and squares to know the monuments and its history from the old Habsburg and Bourbons quarters to the present modern city: Gran Vía Plaza de España University Moncloa
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Cibeles Square Tips (51)

Cibeles Square

I was so fortunate to be in Madrid during the Royal Wedding, and the Cibeles Fountain was beautifully lighted in so many different colors. I love Madrid for lots of reasons but one of them is the many...
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Enamorada
Jun 10, 2004

La Cibeles

Did you think I forgot the Cibeles? Of course not; I even choose her picture to built this page intro. La Cibeles is not a "must see activity": is an "impossible not to see" one!!!Cibeles Circus,...
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andal13
Dec 17, 2003

Banco de España

At Plaza Cibeles in front of the Post Office is the banco de Espa?a.This building was built by Adaro y Sainz de la Lastra from 1842 to 1891.It is sometimes dificult to do any photo of any of the...
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Carmela71
Nov 11, 2003

Palacio Comunicaciones

At Plaza Cibeles, one of the incredible buildings that is around this fountain.This neo-classical building holds the Post office, We went on our first VT meeting to buy the stamps and send the...
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Carmela71
Nov 11, 2003

La Cibeles

This is one of the symbols of Madrid: the Cibeles Fountain. It represents the Goddess of fertility, earth and harvests on a lion-pulled chariot.It is the place to celebrate the winning of the Real...
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Carmela71
Nov 11, 2003

Plaza de Cibeles

It's one of the most beautiful places in the city. Coming from Puerta de Alcala you see Madrid raising in front of you, passing Plaza de Cibeles you see beautiful Gran Via. On the circle itself there...
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Maggies
Oct 23, 2003

Avoid the standard photos

Plaza Cibeles is known for its fountain and the central post office. I was stunned to see so many people standing on one side of the roundabout taking pictures of the post office -and really taking...
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Yso
Oct 01, 2003

Madrid Goddess

Ok, Cibeles is not very impressive as a monument, but I will suggest you to start any interesting tour around Madrid there. It's located in the intersection of Gran Via with Paseo de Recoletos, that...
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agarcia
Sep 22, 2003

The most beautiful post office in the world?

Cibiles Square has the wonderful statue from the 18thC in the middle (its partner - Neptune - is near the Prado). But the background has the most beautiful post office building. Built in the early...
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ChrsStrl
Aug 16, 2003

Bank of Spain

As you are in Cibeles Sqaure looking towards Puerta del Sol, the big building at your left with the golden sphere on its roof houses the main offices of the Banco de Espana (Bank of Spain).You can...
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SirRichard
Jun 18, 2003

Plaza de Cibeles

The Plaza de Cibeles is a very busy roundabout with a fountain in the middle. At the south eastern side is the Palacio de Comunicaciones (1905-1917). This impressive building houses the General Post...
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HORSCHECK
Jun 11, 2003

'Cibeles Square!' is the place...

'Cibeles Square!' is the place where Real Madrid Team celebrate their triumph. But my team is Barça! Força Barça!Just in the Center of this beautiful city. Behind the Cibeles Fountain you can see...
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silvia-m.b
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Madrid

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Museo del Ferrocarril de Madrid

Train lovers lookie here! The Railroad Museum includes exhibitions of steam, electric and diesel trains and wagons. They have 4 rooms featuring infrastructure and models of foreign and Spanish trains....
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Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía - in short: Museo Reina Sofía - is Madrids leading modern art museum. Established 1992, it began to take over the Prado Collection of 20th century modern...
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La Casa Encendida

So La Casa Encendida is a kind of socially-conscious project/creative and learning space sponsored by the Caja Madrid bank.... The building has several floors with various different spaces, most...
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El Parque del Buen Retiro

The Retiro Park (Park of the Pleasant Retreat) is the largest Public Park in Madrid and was formerly a private park of the Spanish Monarchy. This park has historical significance as is was formerly...
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Retiro Park

This park wasn't designed for ordinary people - it was designed for Royalty. And it shows. The park is vast and magnificently ornamented. There are fountains, sculptures, a crystal palace and a...
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Palacio Cristal

We found Palacio Cristal accidentally on the walk around Retiro park. There leads a path under trees and opens into a lake, where live turtles and dugs. In the middle of the lake sprays a fountain. On...
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