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Fuente de Cibeles

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Address: Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 34625863757
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Nice fountain

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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.

Thank Fergus M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank JenniferLynn
Evora, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Inesf09
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

My rating is for the up-close view I got of this stunning fountain a few years ago when the streets in the area were closed. I walked right up to the monumental work, which is usually impossible to approach because of all the traffic going around it at the Plaza de Cibeles. I never forgot that symbol of Madrid, sculpted... More 

Thank Rumples
Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

One of the major tourist hotspots in Madrid. Great to take pictures; however, it is very transited by cars.

Thank Patricio B
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Worth a visit, particularly as you are likely to pass through if visiting Retiro or Gran Via. Also the place where R.Madrid fans celebrate when they win a trophy.

Thank gsuphosdwn
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

An important monument for certain football fans, this is not the easiest monument to photograph as it is at the heart of a busy junction. It is not easy to get near or get a clear view, unless you are up very early but it is non the less impressive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

A must see for every Real Madrid fan - the place where all "afeccionados" gather to celebrate their favourite club's wins. The fountain itself is beautiful, as well as the surrounding buildings. It is in the middle of busy circular intersection, so unfortunately you can not actually get too close. But nevertheless going there to admire it from across the... More 

Thank Desislava Z
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Close to Gran Via, we find this famous fountain just close to the town hall. Famous because Real madrid players and supporters celebrate when their team wins a championship

Thank Luis Vidal M

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