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Fuente de Cibeles

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Address: Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 34625863757
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The fountain is in the street, located in front of the Cibeles palace, it was under some work back in August but I've visited Madrid before, this is an iconic monument of the city

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The fountain is in the street, located in front of the Cibeles palace, it was under some work back in August but I've visited Madrid before, this is an iconic monument of the city

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful fountain, very close to other important places in Madrid like the Prado Museum, Puerta Alcala, Cibeles Plaza and Parque el Retiro.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a Real Madrid fan, you must visit this place! History was made there and this place should be visited by every Madridista in the world!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sheer beauty of fountain at Cibeles, has you stop by (inevitably)....rarely did I see folks pass by without taking a look or a flick!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are few words to describe it, one of them "Beautiful" I really enjoy see the "Fuente de Cibeles" and enjoy whole picture from all the points.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is impossible, because of its, beauty, location, and stature to miss the Fointain de Cibeles, when in Madrid, or even looking at material about the city. It features the goddess, her chariot pulled by a team of lions, flanked by two fountains of spray. It is a visual treat both day and night. It's stature as an emblem of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

This place is always busy but you don’t want to missed it. There are many things to visit in the area and photos you can take like for example from the Cibeles Palace (enjoy the view from the eighth floor) to the marble fountain that dominates the square.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

This is one of my favourite spots especially at night all lit up and the beautiful fountain in front, yes for me this is a must.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Not sure even why this is an attraction for Madrid. It’s a fountain that you walk by. Nothing spectacular – mostly due to the fact that it was under construction while we were there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

A wonderful place for you to visit ! We loved it and we reccomend it for you to step by! Enjoy it!!!

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Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighborhood of Madrid where many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses here are explicitly racy in their signage. From the rainbow flags to the signs above the entrances of its many funky bars, to the date spot restaurants, Chueca is a vibrant and colorful place. It's always interesting to explore the different corners of Chueca by day, and by night, the area becomes a major nightlife destination when the clubs open their doors.
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