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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 2 weeks ago

The Plaza is a beautiful place to walk,sit,relax and watch people walk thorough. The fountain is awesome,and lot of shadows and benches to sit

Thank cgpabon01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Plaza de España is a large public square located in the middle town the city Madrid, at the you found the Monument Cervantes, lovely fountain and very nice big green trees not far from The Tempol de Debot. To get there by public transport...More

Thank NarisaB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started our day from the Plaza de Espana by having breakfast in one of the close cafes then we walked to the Royal Palace and the Cathedral. I enjoyed starting our day with this short walk, drinking coffee, and small chats with my family...More

Thank Sawsan A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely square not far from Temple de Debod & Museo Cerralbo worth a quick visit. Sit down and enjoy an ice cream and watch the world go by in a peaceful square.

Thank HolidayGirl0481
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Very nice and lovely place in the center of Madrid with lovely waterfalls and fountains you will enjoy the place and take too much photos also it is few steps from Gran Via

Thank ashraf914
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Alighted the train at Plaza De Espana station in Central Madrid.Walked over to the vast expanse of the "Plaza De Espana(Spanish for Spain Square)".Two of the tallest buildings in Madrid , the Torre De Madrid( Madrid Tower) built in 1957 and the Edificio Espana( Spain...More

Thank MumbaiRiders
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Plaza de España is a large square, and popular tourist destination, located in central Madrid.It features a monument to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, and is bordered by two of Madrid's most prominent skyscrapers, the first skyscrapers, built in the 1950's: the Madrid Tower and the...More

Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had been doing some extensive walking around Madrid and came across Plaza de Espana. It was wonderful to sit on a park bench, view the statue, and enjoy the cool of the shade. Public spaces such as this are one of the reasons Madrid...More

Thank Codiak!
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Another nice little plaza to sit for a bit with some vendors nearby selling drinks and ice creams. Take a good luck at the statues and understand the story they tell. This one is in regards to a famous writer that resided not far from...More

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The plaza is built at the spot where the French soldiers executed the revolutionaries of the 2nd of May uprising. It is at the start of Gran Via and Calle Princesa and close to several historical monuments like Palacio Real and Templo de Debod. The...More

Thank TAIN2013
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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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.