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Sightseeing in Madrid

Plaza
“Malasaña square with terraces, small market on sundays and bohemian atmosphere.”
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Library
“El patrimonio bibliográfico y documental de España se custodia en la Biblioteca Nacional, instalada en un espléndido edificio del siglo XIX en el paseo de Recoletos. La Biblioteca Nacional conserva ejemplares de todos los libros publicados en España, además de una valiosa colección de incunables, manuscritos, estampas, dibujos, fotografías, grabaciones sonoras, partituras, etc. La institución cuenta con una segunda sede en el campus de Alcalá de Henares, que funciona como extensión de los depósitos de la sede principal.”
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Church
“Philip III founded this Church at the beginning of the 17th Century. It is a unique church in Madrid due to its ellipsoidal layout, and for having been painted entirely al fresco. At the beginning of the 17th century, Philip III offered the Church and the adjacent Hospital to Portuguese pilgrims and patients who were passing through Madrid, so it was originally named San Antonio de los Portugueses. In 1640, when the Spanish crown lost Portugal, the temple ceased hosting citizens of Portugal and it remained empty until 1689, when Mariana de Austria gave it to the Catholics of Germany who were accompanying Carlos II’s wife in Madrid. Consequently, it was known as San Antonio de los Alemanes ”
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Plaza
“UNA DE LAS PLAZAS MAS IMPORTANTES DE MADRID CON EL MONUMENTO A LA DIOSA CIBELES”
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Plaza
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Plaza
“The place to meet French people and play Pétanque -Budgie Balls- and have a drink with afterwards. Every Friday at 6:00 pm from May to October. Apéro at 8:00 at Época Bar in Front of the square at General Castaños Street. A way to discover the perhaps one day to become new sport at the Olympic Games in Paris. ”
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