Plaza de Cibeles

Calle Alcala y Paseo de Recoletos, Madrid

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Plaza de Cibeles is one of the iconic symbols of Spanish capital. The main attraction of Plaza de Cibeles or the Cibeles square is the Cibeles Fountain. The Fountian shows the Greek goddess Cybele( she was responsible for fertility and nature) holding a key. She sits on a royal cart. Two lion down the cart pull it forward.

The fountain’s statue is designed by Ventura Rodriguez in 1782. It proudly stands in the centre of Cibeles Square.

All around the plaza you can see interesting buildings. Those are the famous Palacio de Cibeles, the Palacio de Buenavista, housing the Spanish Army's headquarters, and the Palacio de Linares, owned by the Casa de America. The Bank of Spain, a 18th century building, is also located on the Plaza de Cibeles.

Interestingly, the square has become a symbol for Real Madrid FC. Whenever the team wins a major cup the players and fans gather in the plaza to celebrate.

And last but not the least the headquarters of the Madrid City Hal, one of city’s marvelous buildings, can be found here.

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