"All roads lead to SOL" Puerta del Sol Tip by Lorro

Puerta del Sol, Madrid: 92 reviews and 152 photos

  Puerta del Sol
by Lorro

When in Madrid you can't avoid sometime going through the plaza called Puerta del Sol. And rightly so, its the center of the historic district and the center of spain for that matter. You can find the 0 Kilometer mark where all the roads in spain are measured from.
Also, a helpful hint for finding an address in Madrid. No matter where the street is in the main part of the city, the street numbers begin at the end that is closest to Sol.

Sol is the typical place where we meet our friends before going out to the many restaurants and tapas bars in the area. The two places to meet are either at the 0Km mark and under the clock, or by the statue of the bear, another symbol of Madrid. That makes them interesting places to people watch as well. So take a few minutes to look to look around!

There are lots of shops to do shopping at too, especially Calle Preciados which is a walking street that goes towards Callao.

Address: The "center" of Madrid

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 27, 2006
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