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TravelPod Member ReviewsHesperia Hermosilla Madrid
Located in the Salamanca district it is totally suitable for those aiming for a centrally located place to stay in at an affordable price. You have lots of stores, restaurants and transportation within a walking distance. Parking available.
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... a perimeter of 3 kilometers, eighty towers, five doors and several doors. It was built mainly with granite blocks but also reused gravestones of the Roman necropolis. The wall encircles the historic quarter and currently maintains three doors: San Cebrián, of great austerity; Santiago, of Mudéjar appearance; and San Andrés, gateway to the Jewish quarter; and the breaches of Consuelo, San Juan, the Sun, and the Moon.
... but we were definitely done...we were all queasy by the time we left, but it was so much fun!!!
We had wanted to see a bullfight, or at least we think we would but unfortunately, or luckily, there wasn't one scheduled while we were here. We still had to go see the arena which was absolutely beautiful. Although it is a Spanish tradition, I really don't think we could have watched an entire bullfight. We'll never know though!
... in Spain open at 8:30pm. This is like going out to eat at 6pm in the states. The restaurant we ate at was almost empty at 9pm - just us and another American family. By the time we left at 10:30pm it was packed with the locals. The food was great and the service was very good considering European service. The owners of this small restaurant didn't speak any English. She understood the basics and that's about it. ...
... Spanish Gothic was basically out as a style so they didn't end up having almost any here.
Everyone said I needed to wander around the Albycin section of town, which is one of the three hills that Granada is founded on. I did that and found it kind of boring. It's a lot of white Spanish houses and small alleyways that don't have any shops or people. Maybe the occasional person. It was on the way to the St. Nicholas lookout though, which ...
... to do in Madrid, so we treated our time there like we were on a short family trip. (Sort of a vacation within a vacation.) On our first Sunday, we visited Retiro Park. El Retiro is huge with gardens, fountains, play structures, sculptures – much like Central Park. We found one of the few sculptures in the world of Lucifer. We wandered, played Frisbee and gawked at the beautifully dressed children. One young boy had a woolen car coat, ...