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Plus Ultra Building

Plaza Cortes 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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Small gem

Didnot know about the carillon an the animated figuerines. Passed the building at 6pm and heard it... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Martin v
via mobile
Fascinating carillon in the city

At 1200 (noon) and 1800 (6 pm) hours, the music plays and the animated figures come out from under... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
GaGirlWalking
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29 Sep 2017
“Small gem”
11 Nov 2016
“Fascinating carillon in the city”
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Plaza Cortes 8, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Didnot know about the carillon an the animated figuerines. Passed the building at 6pm and heard it playing, and then saw the display. Just lovely.

Thank Martin v
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

At 1200 (noon) and 1800 (6 pm) hours, the music plays and the animated figures come out from under the clock to perform. It is quite a bit like an adult sized cuckoo clock and quite beautiful to stop and enjoy amid the hustle and...More

2  Thank GaGirlWalking
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

on the way back from down town passed this building at night, and was amazed on the excellent lighting of it.

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Reviewed 12 January 2014

The Plus Ultra Building is located at the Plaza de las Cortes and is a very beautiful building that housed the Plus Ultra Seguros, an insurance Company. It is famous for its carillon that was inaugurated in 1993. There are five figures designed by Antonio...More

3  Thank BennyMalaga
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