Monumentalia – A Guide to Madrid’s (and Spain’s) Architectural Heritage

Plaza_de_la_villaMonumentalia is probably the definitive site if you’re looking for information on Madrid’s buildings, bridges and parks – in fact, the website covers pretty much the whole of Spain. It is ideal for student, traveller and Madrid inhabitant alike. They have a huge selection of images, in both jpeg or video format, and each image is accompanied with a very good commentary about the ‘monument’ you are looking at.

I must admit to using Monumentalia on a number of occasions to clarify some of the facts on Mad About Madrid. In order to view the site in its entirety, you will need to register first (it is FREE). Its only real drawback is that it is entirely in Spanish, though most English speakers should be able to muddle their way through registration and searching the database!

Here are some interesting suggestions:

These 4 buildings are actually situated on ‘corners’ of the Plaza de Cibeles:

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