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Architecture of Madrid

09 December 2009

1931 – Las Ventas, Madrid

Las Ventas bull ring is situated in the barrio Guindalera in the district of Salamanca in Madrid. It was inaugurated on the 17th of June, 1931. It has a seating capacity of nearly...

09 December 2009

1956 – Arco de la Victoria, Madrid

The Arco de la Victoria (Arc of Triumph) is the work of architect Arregui and was erected in 1956 to honor the Spanish Army. It was built under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco...

09 December 2009

1993 – Catedral de la Almudena, Madrid

Architect: Francisco de Cubas, Fernando Chueca Goitia & Carlos Sidro Carlos V was the first king to express an interest in constructing a cathedral in Madrid, but it wasn’t until 1883, when Alfonso...

09 December 2009

1996 – Puerta de Europa, Madrid

Architect: Pedro Senteri Cardillo & Johnson Burgee Each of the towers leans at an angle of 15º. They mark they beginning of the Madrid business district. Larger than they look, they are 114...

09 December 2009

Templo de Debod, Madrid

This authentic Egyptian temple was built in the fourth century B.C. at the village of Debod, near the sacred temple island of Philae. The Debod Temple was dedicated to the gods Amon and...

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