Plaza de la Encarnación - Spain
Plaza de la Encarnación is one of Madrid's busiest and most popular plazas, located in the heart of the city between El Sol and Gran Vía. It is characterized by a mix of the old and the modern with its characteristic neoclassical fountain and the iconic "Metropolis" sculpture designed by Antonio Gaudi in the form of a large mushroom. The plaza also features a variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the sights and sounds of nearby old Madrid. Its proximity to some of the city's must-see attractions, such as the iconic Mercado de San Miguel and Almudena Cathedral, makes Plaza de la Encarnación a must-visit for any traveler in Madrid.