Madrid, Spain: Plaza Mayor and Bullfighting Culture
Plaza Mayor, a Central Plaza in the City of Madrid
Plaza Mayor Madrid Spain
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The Plaza Mayor was first built (1580–1619) during Philip III's reign and is a central plaza in the city of Madrid, Spain. It is located only a few Spanish blocks away from another famous plaza, the Puerta del Sol. The Plaza Mayor is rectangular in shape, measuring 129 m × 94 m, and is surrounded by three-story residential buildings having 237 balconies facing the Plaza. It has a total of nine entrance ways. The Casa de la Panadería, serving municipal and cultural functions, dominates the Plaza Mayor.