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Top landmarks in madrid

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Plaza Mayor, Plaza Oriente, Palacio Real, Puerta de Alcalá, Hotel Puerta de América

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Top landmarks in madrid

  1. 1. PLAZA MAYOR IT´S CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN THE XVI CENTURY. THE KING WAS PHILIP II. IT WAS REBUILT IN THE 17TH CENTURY AFTER A FIRE. IT´SMOST IMPORTANT BUILDING IS “CASA DE LA PANADERÍA”. IT´S A CLOSED SQUARE. PALACIO DE ORIENTE ROYAL PALACE FELIPE V ORDERED TO BUILD IT IN THE 18TH CENTURY THE FIRST KING THAT LIVED IN IT WAS CARLOS III IT HAS MORE THAN THREE THOUSAND ROOMS THE GARDENS ARE VERY IMPORTANT 

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 PUERTA DE ALCALÁ IT WAS ONE OF THE FIVE ENTRY- GATES TO MADRID. THIS DOOR COMMUNICATED WITH THE NORTHEAST OF SPAIN. IT WAS THE FIRST ONE BUILT IN EUROPA SINCE THE ROMAN EMPIRE. THE MOST PECULIAR THING IS THAT THE TWO SIDES ARE DIFFERENT. HOTEL “PUERTA DE AMÉRICA” “PUERTA DE AMÉRICA” HOTEL THE FIRST THING THAT STANDS OUT IS THE COLORFUL FOR THE FACADE, IT WAS DESIGNED BY JEAN NOUVEL. IT CONTAINS FRAGMENTS OF THE POEM “LIBERTY” BY PAUL ÉLUARD IN SEVERAL LANGUAGES. EACH OF THE TWELVE FLOORS HAS BEEN DESIGNED BY DIFFERENT ARCHITECTS. THEY ARE COMPLETELY DIFFERENT.

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