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In a city justifiably famous for its plaza's, Plaza De Las Cortes is a beautiful plaza ,not as touristic as Plaza Mayor, not as packed as Puerta Del Sol but in it's own understated way it's just as magnificent.
The centre of the plaza is...More
Plaza de las Cortes is not a large square. We stumbled upon it while walking up the road, from Fuente de Neptuno. It is a 'green' plaza with a handful of trees around and the statue of Cervantes about the middle. Exactly opposite is the...More
This may not be a very popular square in Madrid,but it was beautiful in its own way. It does not have the vibrancy and excitement of Puerta Del Sol which is a few blocks away.It was close to our hotel and we enjoyed the calm...More
We have just returned from Plaza des Cortes and had a drink opposite the clock. The figures went in and out doing their routine about 6 times in half an hour but no bells ringing. Was this a special performance just for us!
In a city with some awesome looking plaza's Plaza De Las Cortes is yet another fantastic square we visited in this vibrant and exciting city.
The architecture is awesome ,you have the Parliament Buildings,the famous clock tower ,the beautiful statue of Cortes ,it really is...More
The plaza itself is not the biggest or the most famous in Madrid. However, while there, you can see the parliament building and the clock tower where every hour, there is a musical figurine display. It is close by to so many other attractions (Puerto...More
You would not come to Madrid just to see this square but in the context of its location (beautiful area of Madrid) and the historical context (the Spanish Parlament) it is absolutely worth the visit and have a few beers and tapas in one of...More