Photographer's Note

The Plaza Mayor (Main Square) was built during Philip III's reign (15981621) and is a central plaza in Madrid. It is located only a few Spanish blocks away from another famous plaza, the Puerta del Sol. The Plaza Mayor is rectangular in shape, measuring 129 m 94 m (423 ft 308 ft), and is surrounded by three-story residential buildings having 237 balconies facing the Plaza. It has a total of nine entrance ways. The Casa de la Panadera (Bakery House), serving municipal and cultural functions, dominates the Plaza Mayor.

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