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Old Posted Sep 23, 2007, 9:05 PM
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Hola Madrid !

I spent a few days in Madrid this week. I'd never been before - super city, really beautiful and dynamic, full of wonderful buildings, some of the world's greatest art galleries and an unstoppable nightlife.

These pictures do little more than scratch the surface really - lots of the usual tourist sights (I was just a usual tourist).

Still, hope you enjoy!!

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Old Posted Sep 23, 2007, 9:11 PM
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Great photos!!..
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Old Posted Sep 23, 2007, 9:26 PM
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Whoa! I always imagined madrid to be a dirt, tired old city....I guess I was WRONG!!!!
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Whoa! I always imagined madrid to be a dirt, tired old city....I guess I was WRONG!!!!

You are certainly are!!

In addition to all the grand old buildings, Madrid has a lot of exiciting new architecture as well. I was surprised to see four enormous, spectacular new skyscapers, each about 800ft high, being constructed on the outskirts (you can just make them out in my first pic). These towers easily compare with anything being built in Asia or America. Unfortunately, I didn't have my camera to hand when we went past them in the taxi...
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My sister lives in Madrid, in a building similar to the ones in the last picture. It's one of my favourite cities - I particularly like Park Retiro.
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Oops, here's a few more pics I forgot to include with the first load!



















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Old Posted Sep 23, 2007, 10:17 PM
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Holy shiite. I'm so used to seeing nothing but rooftop shots in Madrid threads, that the urban canyons and street level density you show here is awesomely suprising. Looks like a truly huge and great city...
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WOW! These are just stunning!!!!

And not too touristy at all IMO.
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Old Posted Sep 24, 2007, 2:25 AM
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great looking city. thanks for the tour.
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Old Posted Sep 24, 2007, 2:58 AM
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amazing and inspiring. To live in Madrid is to be affluent beyond all economic measure.
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Old Posted Sep 24, 2007, 5:16 AM
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Madrid is so urbanly beautiful.
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Old Posted Sep 24, 2007, 8:10 AM
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Madrid looks GREAT. I hope to go there soon.
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Old Posted Sep 24, 2007, 8:50 AM
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you did a great job again!
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Old Posted Sep 24, 2007, 9:32 AM
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it has some of the highest older buildings of any european city i've seen.

tremendous.
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Nice photos !

The general post office building is really impressive.
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sweet. this makes me want to go back...the city looks cleaner from what i remember.

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Old Posted Sep 24, 2007, 3:19 PM
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Wow, what a good looking city. Very nice pics...

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Gracias! Mi gusta Madrid! Muy bella!
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Old Posted Sep 24, 2007, 8:14 PM
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a classy city , very under-rated aswell
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Thank you so much for these photos. I've been gone for 6 weeks and I miss it so much already!!
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