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There was a long line with many families waiting to get in I guess it was vacation time Well organized with beautiful objects all around I could have spend more time getting all the many details of the rooms, the paintings some of important painters...More
Another amazing turn of the century building on the walk about in madrid. The palacio de cibeles is both wonderful from the front, and also has a beautiful covered atrium which can be walked through from side to side.
CebtroCentro Cibeles although undergoing extensive refurbishment is still one mighty impressive building.
I've seen this building years ago when I first went to Madrid when illuminated at night and this magnificent image of this famous former post office/communications centre and Cibeles Palace always stuck in...More
Behind the Plaza de la Cibeles is CentroCentro which is housed within what used to be the Palacio de Cibeles. This cultural centre and City Hall may be under renovation which means the free viewing platform is currently shut but is still well worth a...More
This former post office/ communication hub has an impressive architecture. Inside, there are different exhibitions, including one on the history/design of the building, plus a number of others on different themes. In the lobby, there are many leaflets on events/exhibitions/cultural programmes useful both to locals...More
Sadly we didn't have time to explore the exhibitions but we did go to the observation deck for the views. I wish we would have had more time to spend exploring. If you want some great panoramic pictures, this is the place to go.
This place has a fascinating history as the city's central post office and, later, as a telecommunications hub. Today it's a museum with excellent exhibits that showcase the creativity and local culture of Madrid. The interior architecture is also stunning. It's easily overlooked, but well...More
This building is huge and the facade is beautiful. For a nominal fee, you can go up the observation deck for a nice view of the city. They close pretty early though so when we were there, we didn't bother because it would have been...More