Metropolis Building, Madrid

4.6
#36 of 1,618 in Things to do in Madrid
Admire the lavish rounded tower of Metropolis Building, which is covered with 30,000 leaves of 24 carat gold. This city landmark, constructed in 1911, stands along one of Madrid’s busiest streets. Study its ornate French Beaux-Arts style architecture and look for the four statues that sit atop the columns. The statues represent mining, agriculture, industry, and commerce. To enjoy the view of the building a little longer, buy a drink and sit outside at one of the many nearby bars. Put Metropolis Building into our Madrid trip itinerary builder site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • At the confluence of great street with calle de alcalà overlooks this monumental palace topped by a huge eagle or phoenix in bronze
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  • A very beautiful building right on Madrid's Gran Vía, great, with architecture and an amazing dome. It is a real icon of the city of Madrid.
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  • This building is iconic to Madrid, you must see it if you are visiting the city. It is a beautiful place to take photos located right in the city center!
  • In Madrid I saw a lot of buildings with great architecture in good condition. I appreciate that people take cares of buildings with a lot of history... Metropolis building is amazing... If you are in Madrid must see it! 😉
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