Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid

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Admire 18th-century architecture at one of the city’s most influential landmarks, . The white marble fountain depicts the Greek goddess of fertility on a chariot pulled by two lions and serves as an iconic symbol of the city. Take a walk around the fountain’s square to marvel at the impressive surrounding buildings including the Cybele Palace, now the site of the city hall, the Bank of Spain, and the Buenavista Palace. Head to the top floor of the Cybele Palace for a meal with views of the skyline and square below. Add Plaza de Cibeles and other attractions to your Madrid trip itinerary using our Madrid trip itinerary planning site .
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  • Both the Cibeles Fountain and the closely located Neptune Fountain are stunning works of art. Unfortunately, both also sit atop roundabouts on one of the busiest roads in central Madrid making it diff...  more »
  • Located in the Plaza de Cibeles. It is difficult to see it as it is in the center of a large avenue in busy Madrid,
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