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24 May 2018
“Huge Roundabout”
1 Dec 2017
“Huge plaza”
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Glorieta del Emperador Carlos V, Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

As my twin brother Stephen and I were here visiting some of the great craft beer bars near to Atocha metro were we couldn't help but see the very impressive Glorieta Del Emperador Carlos V which is a very busy roundabout that is continually heaving...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This plaza is named after Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, who also reigned in Spain as Charles I. It is better known as Plaza de Atocha, because it is where Madrid Atocha railway station is located. The large roundabout dominates the area, actually, maybe its...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Glorieta del Emperador Carlos V is a huge square or roundabout with a modest fountain in the middle. As with many of these roundabouts in Madrid it's hard to get close to the island in the middle to see anything due to the continual heavy...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a lovely fountain located on a VERY busy street, next to the Atocha station. The street is too hectic to allow any enjoyment from the fountain, though.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This huge roundabout services the Atocha train station, reina Sofia, government buildings, the botanical gardens and dozens of restaurants. It's impressive, busy, and more than a little dangerous with taxis and buses whipping around the circle. Tenga Cuidado

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 28 July 2016

There are many shops and restaurants in the area plus the busy Atocha train station. Not much to see in the plaza itself.

Thank Les L
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Attitude and service makes your day, and this is what my family and I found at Glorieta's. The staff were friendly and the food is great.Served hot and promptly. The atmosphere is cozy and hip. Great colors and soothing lighting. It is a good place...More

Thank Roy E
Reviewed 12 November 2014

We took the subway to our hotel downtown. It took 1hr.20min. And unless you enjoy dragging your luggage up many stairways take a taxi. We took a taxi back in 20min. It was 20E more, but worth it. I am a triathlete by the way...More

Thank marcs2_12
Reviewed 11 January 2014

The Glorieta del Emperador Carlos V is a very busy plaza because it contains the Atocha Train Station, The Reina Sofia Museum and the Ministry of Agriculture. This is one of the busiest streets in Madrid.

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