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19th-century Cultural Centre

This impressive building occupies one side of the roundabout in Plaza Cibeles. I was intrigued by... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
LG_Kay
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Singapore, Singapore
Amazing interior, didn’t know anything about this place!

Just stumbled across this building, saw they did tours throughout the day(Saturday). Paid€8, did... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
avrilmc
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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 days ago
“19th-century Cultural Centre”
9 Jun 2018
“Amazing interior, didn’t know anything about this place!”
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This impressive building occupies one side of the roundabout in Plaza Cibeles. I was intrigued by the beautiful facade, with some sculptures at its top. Classic architecture. I understand it is currently a cultural center to hold exhibitions and screenings. A good spot to take...More

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Just stumbled across this building, saw they did tours throughout the day(Saturday). Paid€8, did the tour, just the most amazing building I have seen in Madrid. Not a palace as such but a sumptuous home, beautifully restored , easy to imagine life there as a...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Noble and grand building in the midst of so many museums and national buildings, with park land nearby. Classic architecture.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

A proper gem if you are a cigar smoker. The Cuban tobacco company runs a smoking lounge in the basement. Not only does it have a proper selection of Cuba's favourite cigars to be enjoyed in the lounge. Well ventilated smoking lounge AND it has...More

3  Thank ArneHFrandsen
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Hey, if you want information about the art exhibitions and classical concerts at the Casa de America - an extraordinary place that looks like Herman Munster's house in the Paseo de Recoletos (just a cricket ball's lob from Recoletos station) - look somewhere else. I'm...More

1  Thank PUMBRIDGE
Reviewed 19 April 2016

My wife and I saw the two exhibitions, one about Garcilaso de la Vega, and the other about Saint Teresa. Both exhibitions were very good and interesting. We enjoyed the exhibitions very much and learned a lot.

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

A small little garden you can walk around with a museum on the USA Mexican wars and a cafe at the end. Lovely to sit and take in the atmosphere.

Thank Brattyhands
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Whilst in the area taking in the Palacio de Cibeles we stumbled across the Casa de America and we were so glad we did. Plenty of unique visuals to take in with an experience that I will not forget!

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 10 January 2016

There are three things you can do here. Go to an exhibit about the Mexican / America wars (free) or go to the cafe or go to an hour long guided tour. We did the exhibit and the tour. The exhibit had some signage in...More

1  Thank Diane K
Reviewed 20 December 2015

The Casa de America had a very good exhibition of the life of General Bernardo de Galvez, who helped the Americans in their War of Independence against the British forces. Galvez was a great soldier who defeated the British. The exhibition had many paintings of...More

Thank BennyMalaga
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Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights
frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With
beautiful condominium buildings that make up most
blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and
quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large
shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle
Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will
reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of
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