Sunday, July 27, 2008

Weekend in Madrid

Plaza De Ceblis and Surrounding Areas
Statue of the Godess of Cybelles

One of the most unforgettable sights in Madrid is the Plaza De Ceblis . This is one image of Madrid that remains in the mind. It is that of the square where the Goddess Cybelle ( Rhea for the Greeks) sits majestically on a chariot drawn by a pair of Lions. The Goddess Cybelle is a symbol of Madrid as well as a symbol of Real Madrid for the fans. This square was built by Ventura Rodriguez during the reign of Charles III.


Plaza de Cybelis - Veiw from across the stree






Plaza De Ceblis
Anita in front of Plaza De Ceblis


Traffic Rounded near Plaza De Ceblis

Decided to take a weekend break in Madrid. Left on 17th morning from Delhi by Lufthansa Airlines to Munich and caught a connecting flight to Madrid. Relaxing and comfortable flight. Reached Madrid in the evening.

Morning decided to explore Madrid and headed for the famous Plaza De Ceblis and surrounding areas.

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