Gran Vía

Madrid's main shopping and entertainment street, known for its theaters, shops, and iconic architecture, representing the city's lively atmosphere.

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Puerta del Sol

The Puerta del Sol, or 'Gate of the Sun', is one of the most iconic landmarks in Madrid. This historic gate was built in the 18th century as a symbol of the city's growth and prosperity. Today, it serves as a popular meeting point for locals and tourists alike, surrounded by cafes, shops, and street performers.


Gran Vía Street

The heart of Madrid's entertainment district, Gran Vía Street is lined with theaters, cinemas, and restaurants. The street is also home to some of the city's most famous landmarks, including the Metropolis Building and the Spanish Ministry of Education's headquarters.


Cybele Fountain

Located in the center of Gran Vía Street, the Cybele Fountain is a stunning work of art dedicated to the ancient Greek goddess of fertility. The fountain features a series of bronze statues depicting scenes from Greek mythology.


Biblioteca Pública de Madrid

One of Spain's largest public libraries, the Biblioteca Pública de Madrid is a must-visit for book lovers and history buffs. The building itself is a stunning work of modern architecture, while the library's collection includes over 3 million volumes.


Plaza de Calvo Sotelo

A charming square located off Gran Vía Street, Plaza de Calvo Sotelo is surrounded by cafes and shops. The square features a stunning fountain and several historic landmarks, including the Church of San Jerónimo el Real.


Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

One of Madrid's premier art museums, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum features a diverse collection of modern and contemporary art from around the world. The museum is located in a stunning early 20th century palace.


Café de Oriente

One of Madrid's oldest and most famous cafes, Café de Oriente has been serving coffee and pastries to locals and tourists alike since the late 19th century. The café is located in a beautiful neoclassical building with stunning views of Puerta del Sol.


Lope de Vega Theatre

One of Madrid's most famous theaters, the Lope de Vega Theatre hosts a wide range of performances, from classical plays to modern dance productions. The theater is located in a stunning 17th century building with ornate baroque decorations.