53 Pictures of Madrid, Spain by P. Bournias

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Estacion Principe Pio or the Station of the building here is

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Although this trip is during the Christmas week, even the

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You never know what you will find and this lovely model

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It was like halloween even though it was Christmas with

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One thing for sure, the food is great, and plentiful.

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This museum is houses both Spanish and International works

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As with many of the European cities that one may visit, the

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One of the more unusual aspects of Madrid is that most of

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Seeing so much in a short time makes it difficult to

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You will find plenty of circular water fountains in Madrid

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Tio Pepe in the daytime

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Tio Pepe at night decorations glowing.  A great place to

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In the Plaza Del Sol another beautiful building.

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This is it, the place where most people roam these days to

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This is the place that you want to go to if you are close by

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A beautiful scenery surprises you as you enter this station

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Heading up towards the central park of Madrid you can come

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Being from NY, I can really appreciate this and understand

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Along the pathway you can see some of Madrid's greatest

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Coming out of the park, this is one of the gateway's with a

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At the museum of Victorio Macho this woman gleefully posed

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Another Toledo museum sculpture

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A  depiction of grief and loss.

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Toledo in the cloisters of the church of San Juan de los

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The alter of San Juan de los Reyes.

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In the entrace way the church of San Juan de los Reyes lies

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Walking along the streets along the waterway and exiting one

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Swords of all shapes, sizes, and weights for battle.

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Alfonso Monedo was one of the great defenders of Spain.

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This place has the largest selection of costumes, swords,

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One of the many tapas bar and food places that one can stop

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As we head into the central park of Madrid, another similar

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It is a rare thing today to find puppet shows.  The Greeks

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One of the nicest restaurants that we enjoyed a Spanish meal

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Another view of the Taverna.

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A view of a street busy with people on Christmas day.

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Toledo, the house of El Greco.  Unfortunately no one was

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The museum is located on the hillside and offers a beautiful

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Inside the church that was built for the king and queen.

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On the column are enscribed the initials of the king and

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Toledo another gateway.

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Being one of the latest fads in architecture, this airport

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Calle Mayor is one of those streets that you have to walk

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The train station at night decorated for Christmas.

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One of the avenues that we walked to get to another museum

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One of the churches in central Madrid.

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A store with battle gear.  Are the crusaders getting ready

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Don Quixote where would the world be without you.

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The chains represent the enslavement and death of Christians

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A selection of gold laden jewelry.

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Just the thing to have to decorate your horse and ride into

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Another fountain sculpture in the center of a busy circle.

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One of the most famous trademarks of Madrid, a bear striving

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