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This guided tour is no longer available, but still a good adventure to do on your own!
Discover the best views and angles of Madrid through the eyes of an expert photographer. You'll visit Circulo de Bellas Artes cafe, Gran Via, Plaza Espana (Don Quijote statue),Plaza de Oriente, Royal Palace, La Almudena, Puente de Segovia, Madrid de los Austrias, Plaza de la Villa (Madrid town hall), Plaza Mayor and Plaza Santa Ana.
Begin your personalized Private Madrid Photography Walking Tour at Circulo de Bellas Artes located at the entrance of Gran Via, one of the most important cultural spot in Madrid and one of director Pedro Almodovar's favourite spots. Along the Gran Via, the real heart of Madrid with its beautiful 1930's buildings and its great vitality. At the end you will find Plaza de Espana, and the statue of Spanish novelist Cervantes's heroes - Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. Plaza de Oriente sits on the western side of Madrid it is on the east side of the Palacio Real.
The next stop at Vistillas garden provides a good view back towards the Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Almudena. To reach the Plaza de la Villa (the Mayor's office building) you will walk through old Madrid where the narrow streets and beautiful lighting provide many photo opportunities. Pass churches, buildings, squares and the bars and clubs that transform the area at night for the classic "Movida Madrilena".
Reach Plaza Mayor probably the most known square in Madrid, it was used for such events as bullfights, jousting, and public executions. The Plaza could can hold up to 100,000 people. The arches on the four sides of the square makes this a great spot to take beautiful pictures.
Continue to Plaza Santa Ana, the gate to la Movida Madrilena, a newly renovated pedestrian square full of bars, theatres, musicians, street artists and a great spot to relax after the long walk.
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