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“The heart of Madrid!” 5 of 5 stars
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Gran Via
Madrid, Spain (Centro)
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ISLAMBAD PAKISTAN
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“The heart of Madrid!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

The main road, the heart of, the life of Madrid. You can feel the heart beat of Madrid here. This more than 100 year old road is the Spanish broadway. Even if you just sit next to the road and watch, it is entertaining. It has unique ornate architecture. All the major stores like Sephera, Bereshka, Blanco, H and M, Pull and Bear and Zara are located here. This is also the hub of the night life, cinemas and theaters. All the major fast food chains like Mc Donals, Pans and Company, Burger King and Dunkin Donuts are here. We were there during the July sales and simply had a ball.

Visited July 2013
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Atlanta, GA, USA
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“Great for people-watchers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The Gran Via is vibrant, crowded, and packed with options of things to do. Shops of all kinds, hotels, restaurants, and bars line the streets, and visitors can expect to see a bit of everything on a stroll on the busy sidewalks.

Visited July 2013
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Aswan, Egypt
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“ELEGANT STREET”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

GRAN VIA is one of the most important and elegant streets in MADRID,it splits the city from east to west between PLAZA ESPANIA to PLAZA CIBELES with its beautiful fountain of cibeles.The street is full on both sides of nice shops,restaurants and theaters of variable levels.One of the most noticeable thing is the distinguished beautiful architecture of almost all the buildings along the street.In my opinion it surpasses all other european cities I ever seen.
Do yourself a favour and enjoy a nice stroll in this viable street.

Visited June 2013
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dublin
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“great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

i would say very nice hotel but i will put extra for visitors if you wana chill out only dont go for it, if you are going to do shopping and partying just gooo , its great location i was there for 5 nights my perents stayed on esta espania just opposite side beside KFC they really enjoyed them stays, for me i stay in room just in the road said was too noise from the traffic, but was enjoyable stay to be honest.
another thing there are no one speak english, when i ask and speak english to them they just an swer ion spanish , witch was quiet hard to communicate,

Visited August 2012
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New York City, New York
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“One of the main streets in Madrid”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

When you visit Madrid, you will most likely walk down Gran Via at one point of another. It is filled with restaurants, cafes, shops and everything else you could possibly want to find. It's a central street so don't miss it.

Visited June 2013
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