Kilometer Zero

Walking the streets often encounter a variety of monuments that adorn the streets, so this line we first Bear and the tree a symbol of Madrid, the famous statue of Cibeles another hallmark of the city Neptune and a little farther up we find the Puerta de Alcala. In the Madrid de los Austrias can also find monuments, museums, parks, etc, mentioned as the most interesting. Palacio Real, Felipe V ordered the construction, begun by Juan Bautista and completed by Francisco Sabatini and Ventura Rodriguez. It is now used for official acts. It is surrounded by the Gardens of Sabatini and Campo del Moro. In front came across the Plaza de Oriente, with two rows of statues on your right and left that embody the figures of the medieval kings whose center lies the equestrian statue of Felipe IV. Behind the Teatro Real, considered the first opera house in the city.

Nor should we overlook an entry to the Royal Monastery of the Barefoot Royals, after suffering converted monastery in the S. XVIII fire, houses works large as Titian, Rubens, Murillo and others. And continuing the Madrid de los Austrias, we can not overlook the Puerta del Sol, targeted by the Spanish in the year-end bells. It is the center of all Spain, where distances are measured from different parts of the country, governed by the Kilometer Zero. Plaza de la Villa next to the old quarter of the Moreria and the ruins of the Arab wall, land where the town hall.

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