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Puerta del Sol, Madrid

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Every visitor to Madrid passes through Puerta del Sol at some point during a stay. While the plaza’s center teems with people from all over the world, its outer edges are filled with souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes, and currency exchanges. Home to a famous clock that marks the beginning of each new year, the plaza also contains memorials and statues that reflect the city's history. With a major metro stop and a central location, it’s a popular meeting place for locals and visitors alike. Plan to visit Puerta del Sol during your Madrid vacation using our convenient Madrid trip itinerary tool.
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  • Being renovated, so is pretty much a building site just now, which was a pity. Most of it cordoned off, but there is still one or two photo opps. 
    Being renovated, so is pretty much a building site just now, which was a pity. Most of it cordoned off, but there is still one or two photo opps.  more »
  • This this the heart of the city, and should be on everyone's list to make sure they stroll through. There isn't much specific to do here, just a few photo ops with a long on horseback (one of the... 
    This this the heart of the city, and should be on everyone's list to make sure they stroll through. There isn't much specific to do here, just a few photo ops with a long on horseback (one of the...  more »

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