Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid

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Admire 18th-century architecture at one of the city’s most influential landmarks, . The white marble fountain depicts the Greek goddess of fertility on a chariot pulled by two lions and serves as an iconic symbol of the city. Take a walk around the fountain’s square to marvel at the impressive surrounding buildings including the Cybele Palace, now the site of the city hall, the Bank of Spain, and the Buenavista Palace. Head to the top floor of the Cybele Palace for a meal with views of the skyline and square below. Add Plaza de Cibeles and other attractions to your Madrid trip itinerary using our Madrid trip itinerary planning site.
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  • The statuary group represents Cybele, the Great Mother of the gods and Roman goddess of fertility, driven in a chariot drawn by two lions. This marble fountain has become one of the city symbols and.....  more »
  • This fountain is both majestic and very beautiful, we were able to take some nice shots of it especially as it is in front of the Palacio de Comunicaciones, very recommended.  more »
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