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Plaza de la Villa, Madrid

Plaza de la Villa - Madrid, Spain
Plaza de la Villa
Calle Mayor, Madrid, Spain 28005Map
+34 91 588 1636(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Plaza Mayor, Ópera & Sol
Overview

It's surprising to find such a quiet spot in Madrid. This square doesn't seem to have been affected by the passage of time and it's easy to imagine yourself in a by-gone era. It's surrounded by 15th- to 17th-century aristocratic mansions that have been taken over by the Town Hall. The Lujanes tower is one of the oldest buildings in the city and features impressive stone and brickwork and three coats-of-arms decorating the doorway. Benlliure's statue of Álvaro de Bazán, commander of the Spanish Armada, graces the center of the square. You can take a walk from here through the old town.

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Plaza de la Villa General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Other
  • Nearest Train: Sol / Opera
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