Las Ventas is the most famous bullring in eastern Madrid with the capacity of 23,800 seats. A proposal from José Espeliú to the Madrid Provincial Council about his land donation had been adopted in 1922. This bullring, then, had been constructed from 1922 to 1929.
Plaza Mayor, translated to "main square", is one of the biggest squares in Madrid. The square is located in the heart of the Old City of Madrid, and it is only a few blocks away from Puerto del Sol. Illustration 1 Plaza Mayor by Kris Arnold | flickr Built during the Habsburg period, it was previously […]
Located in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, the monastery is situated right at the foothills of beautiful Sierra de Guadarrama. It was founded by King Philip II, and was built between 1563 and 1584. The purposes of the monastery were a burial place for Holy Roman emperor Charles V, a Hieronymite monastery, and a palace. […]