When you travel for the first time to Madrid and you want to discover the main attractions, you must visit the Cibeles Palace. The Spanish Capital attracts every day thousands of people interested in soaking the culture and the history of the city. As far as we are concerned, we consider the Cibeles Palace as one of the most impressive monuments n Madrid, so that you should totally visit it.

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The Cibeles Palace is a huge and beautiful edifice that currently is a cultural centre where art and the city of Madrid meet up. The main door of the Palace gives onto the Plaza of the same name which divides the Centro, Salamanca and Retiro area.

This palace, also known as Palacio de Comunicaciones, was designed by Antonio Palacios and Julian Otamendi and inside you can discover several exhibitions, portraits and important pieces of art of Goya, Velazquez, Rivera, Dalí, Rafael and others… Moreover, a few years ago, it was the mail edifice of Madrid which operated as mails and telegram distributor.

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On the 6th floor of the Cibeles Palace there is a balcony from which the view is incredible. You can observe the Cibeles Square, the Gran Vía and a large part of the city that you could not see otherwise.

To go to the Palace, you can take the metro Banco de España or the following buses: 1, 2, 5, 9, 10, 15, 20, 27, 34, 45, 51, 52, 53, 74, 146 and 150. The entrance is free and to access the balcony you only need to queue.

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You can book an accommodation in Madrid Centre to enjoy an historical trip in the city. Apartments in Madrid use to be comfy and all furnished so that it is a good alternative if you come to the city for a few days.

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