The Prado to Sol in Madrid
By Jakob Jelling
The Prado to Sol is one of the main regions of Madrid, containing some interesting constructions and monuments among other elements. This spot and its surroundings have many interesting attractions to offer and a variety of entertainment related activities available for tourists to enjoy.
Some of the constructions and monuments located within the region of The Prado to Sol are very antique and date from many centuries ago, being this one of their most attractive features. Those who enjoy architecture, arts, history among other disciplines would be able to find interesting places to visit in this area of Madrid. There are several restaurants, cafes, pubs, shops, and theaters spread throughout this area and its surroundings in such a way that tourists would be able to have a good time no matter what their preferences are.
One of the most interesting spots tourists can meet within the area of the Prado to Sol is the Puerta del Sol and its main building. The main building located by the Puerta del Sol is where the Ministry of the Interior functions although originally, there was where the Central Post office was established. This building shows a very appealing style, with several interesting ornaments and features which those who enjoy architecture would be glad of observe.
Other interesting spot visitors can meet while being in the region of The Prado to Sol is the Paseo del Prado. There are several interesting things to observe within the Paseo del Prado, such as for example some of the most beautiful fountains of the region. Two famous fountains, known as the Neptune and the Four Seasons, are located nearby this area.
Near by the area of the Prado to Sol there also are some of the main constructions of Madrid, such as for example the Royal Palace or the Prado Museum. The Royal Palace is a very impressive construction which shows a very clear neoclassical style, combining some features of Italian style in its facade with some others typical from a French style in its interior. The Prado Museum is very interesting due to the elements and objects exhibited in it as well as to its architectural structure.