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Plaza de Espana

Western end of the Gran Via, 28008 Madrid, Spain
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Western end of the Gran Via, 28008 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed November 18, 2015

Plaza de España is a large square located in central Madrid, Spain. The center of the plaza features a monument to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish novelist, poet and playwright. Most of the monument was built between 1925 and 1930, and finished between 1956 and...More

Thank Chuang004
Reviewed November 12, 2015

A great place to relax with friends, chat, people watch, especially at night. The Don Quijote statue is nice.

Thank Jasperluti
Reviewed November 11, 2015

We loved this beautiful square ! 2 tall skyscrapers on one side opposite the square and the Cervantes great monument and fountain on the other side! Really beautiful structures!! Benches around to sit and enjoy and eating options on Gran Via str on the top...More

Reviewed November 2, 2015

After walking up the Gran Via, we arrived at the magnificent square! Plaza De Espana, has some lovely fountains, this and the Cibeles (Cybeles) fountains were my favourite Plazas to see. Unlike Cibeles, which is in the middle of a huge roundabout, these fountains are...More

Thank LadyPavlova
Reviewed October 28, 2015

Nice large park like setting with a monument to Cervantes in the center. Places to sit and rest after having made the hike to this local. Once the center of the office tower set, with Edificio Espana and Torre de Madrid it its NW end,...More

Thank NotRealHoosiers
Reviewed October 20, 2015

A good place to just sit and relax by the bench while people are walking near the pedestrian, it is also near to where the hop on hop off tour bus stops, you can see people with pets/ dogs that they walk in a nearby...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2015

Nice square with a fountain and a statue. Good point to start your walk to either the royal palace or the casa campo and the cable car.

Thank R0bert1979
Reviewed October 1, 2015

This whole area is very pretty and buzzing with activity. There were a lot of stands selling clothes and touristy stuff but the seller didn't try to push you in to buying things, which was appreciated.

Thank Fealoce
Reviewed September 27, 2015

The Plaza de Espana is located at the end of Gran Via and is very close to the Templo de Debod. So you can walk along Gran Via, see the plaza, continue on to Debod in a nice park then head over to Palacio Real.

Thank 2go2anywhere
Reviewed September 18, 2015

The Plaza de España can be considered the center of the city. There is a monument to Cervantes in the center of the square and there are usually small stores around the square. There are two skyscrapers that are impressive beside the square.

Thank BennyMalaga
Just south of the sprawling campus of the Complutense
University of Madrid, Arguelles exudes a fast-paced,
collegiate vibe. The main street, Calle Princesa, is
filled with twenty-somethings rushing between classes
and errands, meeting up with classmates, and grabbing
cheap beers and cheap eats. This is a prime shopping
spot where the major Spanish clothing and department
store chains are less busy than their downtown
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Dear all I am going to Madrid on Jan 14th, I booked a hotel next to plaza de espana. My question is: is there an escalator or lift in the plaza de espana station? Because I will be carrying two big bags. Thanks
November 24, 2016|
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Response from BrotherPete | Reviewed this property |
Not all metro stations have lifts, I found this out when I arrived at Portal de Toledo. Plaza de Espana does, it is a very busy area, lots of intersting cafes, bars etc nearby.