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Estacion de Atocha, Madrid

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Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Step inside the grand Estacion de Atocha, Madrid’s largest, and discover its unusual garden, an indoor oasis with tropical plants a tortoise pond. On the concourse, look for the two large bronze sculptures made by well-known Madrid artist Antonio Lopez, "Dia" and “Noche.” You can also leave a message at the virtual shrine, part of a memorial dedicated to the victims of the 2004 Madrid train bombings. The station has many cafes and restaurants and numerous shops to browse. Make Estacion de Atocha a centerpiece of your Madrid vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Madrid trip planner.
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  • Madrid is a cool strange place where you see something which is sort of Arab and this: a sort of Victorian building. This is where you want to come if you want yo go East and South Spain. Outstanding....  more »
  • I saw it last night from the Stairs by Museo Reina Sofia, then went inside today for our trip to Toledo. The open space greenery is big and gorgeous — a thrilling use of space. Renfe info desks were.....  more »
  • Fast train station Atocha, Madrid! A Beautiful train station! Very Well organized
  • A beautiful station!

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