Video of La Gran Vía, Madrid

Madrid’s Gran Vía, is one of the main streets in Madrid. It begins in Plaza España and ends at Calle Alcalá, near Cibeles. This video takes us through the first part of la Gran Vía, to Plaza de Callao, known as Madrid’s Broadway where many theaters and cinemas are. From Callao, the we go East […]

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Before and After Photo Of La Gran Via of Madrid

  The picture above, was taken in June of 1976, where you can see the Metropolis building, with Alcala street to the left, just behind the bus.  To the right is “Edificio Grassy”, on La Gran Via, 1. In the background, is the Telefónica building. To the right of the new photos taken in July […]

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La Gran Via – Plaza España

As a starting point for this walking tour, we can begin from Callao, where you can see this view of the Gran Via, towards the North, on the route to Plaza España, 200 meters from this point. In this part of Gran Via, we have what is now called “Madrid Broadway”, where most of the […]

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La Gran Via

Gran Via can be divided into three sections, of which this virtual walking tour of Madrid, can start in the Plaza Callao, where we will walk eastward to the Red de San Luis, where the picture above of the Metro station, was taken. This is the second section of the Gran Via, which goes from […]

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Red de San Luis In Gran Via

A few meters from the building of Telefonica, we arrive to the Red de San Luis, Gran Via, Fuencarral, Hortaleza, and Montera Street meet. Both Montera and Fuencarral, have closed traffic, and only pedestrian can circulate. In the Montera street, which runs from Gran Vía to Puerta del Sol, there is a large number of […]

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Metropolis Building – Gran Via

If we walk down the Gran Via, to the Cibeles, on what is known as the first leg of the Gran Via, we arrive at the confluence of this avenue, with Alcalá Street. At this point, we find the Metropolis building, as an important representative of the beginning of the works of refurbishment of the […]

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