Ayre Gran Hotel Colón
Ayre Gran Hotel Colón is a completely renovated hotel ideal for leisure and business guests. The hotel is located in the proximities of the Art Walk and the Retiro Park, 5 minutes walk to the Palacio de Deportes of Madrid and the Gregorio Marañón Hospital, 10 minutes walk to Goya Street, one of most important areas of fashionable shops. The Hotel provides 361 modern rooms well equipped for a comfortable stay. The hotel facilities include 22 meeting rooms with large capacities, all equipped with the most modern audiovisual systems, 1 restaurant, Lobby bar, cafeteria, gymnasium, private garage and an extensive private garden.
C/ del Pez Volador, Madrid 28007 Madrid.
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Calle del Pez Volador, 1, 28007 Madrid, Spain
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Predicated on a job by José Espelius, who passed away during its structure, it was completed by Manuel Muñoz Monasterio in 1931 and opened up in the same yr. Las Ventas contains 23,798 enthusiasts and, at 196 ft in size, the area is one of the most significant on the planet.
Built in a Neo-Mudéjar style with hand-painted tiles, it stores an important bullfighting museum which illustrates the annals of Las Ventas; it also offers a chapel specialized in the Virgen de Guadalupe also to the Virgen de la Paloma, customers of Mexico and Madrid, respectively. The bullring also offers an infirmary outfitted with the most advanced technology and two complete operating theatres. Las Ventas Bullring is one of the main on earth, if not the main, which is here that bullfighters either triumph or fail.
For more information about the emblematic Las Ventas bullring, you'll be able to make a traveler visit with an music guide available in 8 dialects (Spanish, British, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Russian and Chinese language) which goes through the most frequent sides of the monument and its own Taurine Museum. The travel is available throughout the year and tickets can be bought at the Solution Office. Additionally it is possible to be along with a private guide through the visit.
Sorolla MuseumThe Sorolla Museum, which keeps the initial atmosphere of the house and studio room of the painter, Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida (Valencia, 1863 – Cercedilla, 1923), homes the greatest assortment of his works. It really is one of the artist's most satisfactory and best conserved residences in Europe and its own garden, that was also created by him, is a important oasis in the town.
Situated in the Chamberi neighbourhood, the Museum was made at the question of his widow, Clotilde García del Castillo, who in her previous will and testament donated her properties to the Spanish House in order to invest in a museum in recollection of her partner. This Museum hosts almost all of the items Sorolla obtained throughout his life. The artist's work predominates, mainly paintings and drawings, which is the greatest & most representative such collection around.
It originates from donations from his better half and children and was enlarged in 1951 when Joaquín Sorolla García, Sorolla's child, donated most of his property. Since 1982, the collection is continuing to grow with purchases created by the Spanish Express, in work to complete it.
Sorolla gathered a great many other things that precede the items from the Museum's collection. You will find sculptures, ceramics, popular jewellery, old-fashioned photographs, and a substantial anthology of words received by the painter throughout his life.
The Cibeles Fountain, created in 1782 and located in its current location since 1895, is finished up financing its name to 1 of the very most emblematic squares of Madrid. It has additionally become a sign of the administrative centre. The Fountain depicts the Roman goddess of the same name (Cybele in British), icon of the planet earth, agriculture, and fertility, atop a chariot attracted by lions.
It is positioned in the centre of the Plaza de Cibeles and is also ornamented by the grand structures of the Buenavista Palace (the Army's Standard Head office), the Linares Palace (Casa de América), the Palace of Marketing communications (recently the POSTOFFICE headquarters and the Mayor of Madrid's Office) and the lender of Spain. The goddess and the lions were sculpted in crimson marble from the city of Montesclaros (Toledo), and the others in natural stone from Redueña, a location 32 mls to the north of Madrid, near the La Cabrera hill range.
Francisco Gutiérrez sculpted the key amount, the goddess Cybele. Both lions, sculpted by French sculptor Roberto Michel, draw the chariot. The lions stand for the mythological people Hippomenes and Atalanta. The Fountain had not been only an imaginative monument. From its origins, it was also very helpful to the residents of Madrid. It acquired two standpipes which were in procedure until 1862. One tube provided normal water for the state water companies, usually Asturians and Galicians, who taken drinking water to the properties. The other was for everyone. Horses drank from the basin.
The goddess is also an icon for Real Madrid F.C. admirers, as the mugs the Madrid team wins are celebrated with her, as will be the successes of the Spanish Country wide Football Team.