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markerA Almudena Cathedral Santa María la Real de La Almudena is a Catholic cathedral in Madrid. When the capital of Spain was transferred from Toledo to Madrid in 1561, the seat of the Church in Spain remained in Toledo; so the new capital – unusually for a Catholic country – had no cathedral. Plans were discussed as early a... Almudena Cathedral - photo
markerB Temple of Debod The Templo de Debod or Temple of Debod is an ancient Egyptian temple which was rebuilt in Madrid, Spain. The temple was built originally 15 km south of Aswan in southern Egypt very close to the first cataract of the Nile and to the great religious center dedicated to the goddess Isis, in Philae. In ... Temple of Debod - photo
markerC Real Casa de Correos The Real Casa de Correos is a building in the southern part of the Puerta del Sol in Madrid (Spain). Its construction dates back to the end of the second half of the eighteenth century, and is the oldest building in the Puerta del Sol. The best known of its architecture is the clock that exist in a ... Real Casa de Correos - photo
markerD Palace of Communication The Palace of Communication (Palacio de Comunicaciones) is a palace located on the Plaza de Cibeles in Madrid, Spain. Originally the headquarters of the postal service, this impressive building was home to the Postal and Telegraphic Museum until 2007 when the building became the Madrid City Hall. It... Palace of Communication - photo
markerE Teatro Real The Teatro Real (literally Royal Theatre) or simply El Real (as it is known colloquially), is a major opera house located in Madrid, Spain. After thirty-two years of planning and construction, a Royal Order on 7 May 1850 decreed the immediate completion of the "Teatro de Oriente" and the building wo... Teatro Real - photo
markerF Gate of Toledo The Gate of Toledo (Puerta de Toledo) was one of the gateways to the city of Madrid. There were three other doors previously called the same way. The current dates the first third of the nineteenth century and was designed by Spanish architect Antonio Aguado. The gate is located in the middle of the... Gate of Toledo - photo
markerG Church of San Nicolás in Madrid The Church of San Nicolás (Iglesia de San Nicolás) is a church located in Madrid, Spain. The church dates back to medieval times, although it has been much altered over the centuries. The building was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1978. Its tower was already protected, having been declared a ... Church of San Nicolás in Madrid - photo
markerH Culebra Bridge in Madrid Culebra Bridge (Puente de la Culebra) is an architectural work of the eighteenth century, located in Madrid, Spain. It was built in the park la Casa de Campo over the stream Meaques and tributaries of Manzanares and Jarama rivers. The bridge is located in an area known as El Zarzón, in the south-wes... Culebra Bridge in Madrid - photo
markerI Plaza de España in Madrid Plaza de España (or Spain Square) is a large square, and popular tourist destination, located in central Madrid, Spain, at the western end of the Gran Vía. It features a monument to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, and is bordered by two of Madrid's most prominent skyscrapers. Also, the Palacio Real (R... Plaza de España in Madrid - photo
markerJ Royal Palace of Madrid The Palacio Real de Madrid (The Royal Palace of Madrid) is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family in the city of Madrid, but it is only used for state ceremonies. King Juan Carlos and the Royal Family do not reside in the palace, choosing instead the more modest Palacio de la Zarzuela on... Royal Palace of Madrid - photo

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Name Madrid
Region Madrid
Country Spain (ES)
Population 3,273,049 inhabitants

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