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Metropolis

Calle Caballero de Gracia 40, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Calle Caballero de Gracia 40, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Metropolis is one of the many fine buildings along Gran Via. The dome is quite interesting with statue and gold decoration but the rest of the building is nothing special.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Metropolis lies at the foot of Gran Via and is a wonderful looking building. It's contrasting black and white colours complete with it's gold dome on top and intricate white pillars and figurines make it well worth viewing.

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This building caught my eye when I first got off the bus form the airport. Next day, I walked by it and took some pictures. The surrounding buildings are very nice as well. Very nice area to walk around.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Είναι αδύνατον να μην το δεις είναι τόσο μα τόσο ωραίο που σταματάς για να το χαζέψεις .... After La Unión y el Fénix acquired the ground in 1905, they launched an international competition for the opportunity to design their building. Among French and Spanish...More

Thank IlianaFotaki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only saw this from the outside, but it is very impressive. Statue at the top is eye-catching and one must take the time to capture it on your camera, if for nothing else than the memory.

Thank mitch w
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We passed by the Metropolis building several times and admittedly it is very impressive and iconic from an architectural perspective. I understand that the building is occupied by a commercial entity so it isnt as if you can go in for a look around.

Thank Kavo85
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Only built in 1911 but still a nice benchmark of Madrid. Not open for vistors and you don't need special arrangements to see it, it is on the main path of visiting Madrid by foot. Go see it!

Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The Metropolis is Madrid's most iconic building; it's a beautiful Beaux Arts building in the heart of the city; just passing by it as I did on my trip to Madrid in June was a thrill; while the extraordinary dome isn't as visible at night,...More

Thank savvyworldtraveler
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We became intimately acquainted with this beautiful building while in Madrid, as we stayed in a hotel (Principal Madrid) directly across the street from it. We spent lots of time on the open 7th floor terrace of the hotel, and found ourselves directly across from...More

Thank sssteveg
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The Metropolis Building, and others in the area, are lovely. The architecture is fabulous. There is a definate bus about the area.

Thank Pat K
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Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where
many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where
the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and
people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main
thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is
Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables
serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture
of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses
...More
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16 September 2016|
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Response from wendyanddavid536 | Reviewed this property |
No scaffolding or sheeting when we were there in August.
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