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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Madrid skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Madrid architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Madrid are included on this list. Information about these Madrid buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Madrid and older historic landmarks.

This list features Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Torre de Cristal and more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Madrid?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Madrid. Famous architectural houses within the city of Madrid are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Almudena Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Madrid Buildings & Structures
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Santa María la Real de La Almudena is the Catholic cathedral in Madrid, the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madrid. It was consecrated by Pope John Paul II in 1993. When the capital of Spain was transferred from Toledo to Madrid in 1561, the seat of the Church in Spain remained in Toledo ...more

City/Town: Madrid, Spain

Opened: Jun 15 1993

Created By: Juan Bautista Sachetti

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AZCA is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Madrid Buildings & Structures
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AZCA, an acronym for Asociación Mixta de Compensación de la Manzana A de la Zona Comercial de la Avenida del Generalísimo, is a financial district in downtown Madrid, Spain. ...more

City/Town: Spain

Banco de Bilbao Tower is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Madrid Buildings & Structures
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Banco de Bilbao Tower

The Banco de Bilbao Tower is a 107m skyscraper in Madrid, Spain, within the AZCA financial district, and is currently the company's Madrid HQ. It was designed by the Spanish architect Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza, who won the private tender in 1971, convoked by the Banco de Bilbao, nowadays BBVA. ...more

City/Town: Madrid, Spain

Opened: Jan 01 1981

Structural Height (m): 107.0

Bank of Spain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Madrid Buildings & Structures
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Bank of Spain

The Bank of Spain, is the national central bank of Spain. Established in Madrid in 1782 by Charles III, today the bank is a member of the European System of Central Banks. It is also the national supervisor of the Spanish banking system. Its activity is regulated by the Law of Autonomy of the Banco ...more

City/Town: Madrid, Madrid metropolitan area, Madrid, Spain, Europe

Opened: Jan 01 1891

Created By: Severiano Sainz de Lastra, Eduardo Adaro