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Plaza de Canovas del Castillo

Paseo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
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Lovely to stroll by here

If you are going to the Prado you will pass this place. It is very beautiful but marred by a great... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
A beautiful square.

With the Westin hotel on one side, the Ritz on the other, and a beautiful fountain of Neptune in... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
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Paseo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you are going to the Prado you will pass this place. It is very beautiful but marred by a great deal of traffic unfortunately.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 22 February 2017

With the Westin hotel on one side, the Ritz on the other, and a beautiful fountain of Neptune in the middle, this is a beautiful square near Madrid's finest museums. Well worth a visit.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Really beautiful plaza with a Neptune fountain. Nearby there are Palace hotel and Starbucks cafe recommend to seat there and watch the fountain.

Thank vlamal
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

But it's in the middle of a traffic circle, so you can't get close to really see it. Starbucks right nearby with outdoor seeing

Thank 279rachelles
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Plaza De Canovas Del Castillo is a busy roundabout named after the late 19th century Spanish statesman. It is centred by the attractive Fuente de Neptuna (Neptune Fountain). Unfortunately due to the traffic here, its difficult to see the Neptune Fountain up close. However, you...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Finally a fountain that is working today, beautifully lit a night time and the water makes a sparkling display. So happy it's on.

1  Thank Brattyhands
Reviewed 28 November 2015

This square is located in the Paseo del Prado. There are many attractions within the area, both visual and cultural are close by including the Neptune fountain, and the Prado museum.

3  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I do like Madrid's Plazas, and this is one of the nicer ones with it's well trimmed bushes and bright fountain in the centre. The Museo del Prado is also located in this Plaza. The only thing that lets the Plaza down is that it's...More

Thank Jordanovichy
Reviewed 18 April 2015

We read in the guide book for Madrid City Tours about how futbol fans celebrate in Plaza de Canovas after Atletico Madrid wins another match, but we never expected to see it first hand. We'd just de-boarded the tour bus and stopped in Starbucks at...More

Thank FancyFree55
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Plaza de Canovas del Castillo or Fuente de Neptuno, in short, this is the square of the famous fountain, one of the most famous and beautiful city of Madrid, because it is celebrated? Most likely for the wonderful sculpture in the center of it but...More

1  Thank Magellano81
Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard
is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The
world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the
Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and
culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On
weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free
after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue
of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de
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