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Plaza de España

Local name: Plaza de España

Plaza de España is one of the representative squares of the Spanish capital. Here, you can admire unusual examples of contemporary architecture - the square is surrounded by skyscrapers from the 1950s, which houses the headquarters of many companies and exclusive apartments. A monument was erected in the square in honor of Cervantes.

One of the most characteristic buildings creating the atmosphere of this place is
117-meter Edificio de España. The Tower of Madrid - Torre de Madrid was named another skyscraper, over 140 meters high, has 37 floors.

Monument to Miguel Cervantes and images of the characters in his book - Don Quixote and Sancho Pansy were created according to the design of the sculptor Rafael Martínez Zapatero. The monument was to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the death of this outstanding Spanish writer. The area of the square is 37,000 m².

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Plaza de España 28008 Madrid, Spain