Real Madrid Schedule March 2015

Nowadays, Barcelona F.C. stills the leader in the classification board with just one point over the “merengues” team. March is proving to be very difficult month to overcome for Real Madrid. The defeat against Athetic de Bilbao and against Schalke 04, the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, resulted in an increase of the criticisms against Carlo Ancelotti’s […]

Casa de America, Madrid

Casa de América is a public consortium that aims to promote the link between Spain and the American continent, especially Latin America. This rapprochement is achieved through seminars, conferences, expositions, talks, speeches, music concerts, workshops, among other cultural activities. This public consortium, installed in the Palacio de Linares was founded in 1990 by the Ministry […]

Xanadú Mall and Madrid Snowzone

Madrid Xanadú is one of the most famous malls of Madrid and even of Spain. It is located in the municipality of Arroyomolinos on the Extremadura highway. It was inaugurated in May, 2003. Xanadú is the only American style mall of Spain and Europe. The main attraction of this mall is the Snowzone, which is […]

Atletico Madrid Schedule March 2015

March means a rest in the busy calendar of the Spanish La Liga since this month the teams are only playing three matches. The most expected match is the one facing Bayer Leverkusen to determine the teams that will be in the quarterfinals games at the prestigious Europe’s Champion League. Atletico de Madrid tied the […]

Neptune Fountain, Madrid

The Neptune Fountain was designed as part of the three sculptural monuments created by Ventura Rodríguez for the Paseo del Prado, in addition to the Cibeles Fountain and the Apollo Fountain. It was designed during 1777 and its construction began in 1782 and finished in 1786. This beautiful neoclassic monument was sculpted in white marble […]

Museo del Traje de Madrid

Museo del Traje (Fashion Museum) was established in 2004, although its pieces of collection were previously kept and exhibited in other museums of Spain. The building that holds the museum was built during 1971 and 1973 by the architect Jaime López de Asiain, who was awarded the National Prize of Architecture in 1969. The construction […]

Casón del Buen Retiro, Madrid

Casón del Buen Retiro was built by Alonso Carbonell in 1637 and was originally designed as a ballroom for Felipe IV’s court. This is one of the two buildings that survived the destruction of Palacio del Buen Retiro, and as a consequence, it remained as an independent structure. The Neapolitan painter Luca Giordano worked for […]

View of Plaza España and España Building

Plaza de España, Madrid

Plaza de España of Madrid is a big square located in the old part of the city in the neighbor of Argüelles. Plaza de Españas links Gran Vía and Calle de la Princesa. Before the construction of Gran Vía, the square was called Plaza de San Marcial. This square is surrounded by remarkable and historical […]

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