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Estacion de Atocha, Madrid

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Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Step inside the grand Estacion de Atocha, Madrid’s largest, and discover its unusual garden, an indoor oasis with tropical plants a tortoise pond. On the concourse, look for the two large bronze sculptures made by well-known Madrid artist Antonio Lopez, "Dia" and “Noche.” You can also leave a message at the virtual shrine, part of a memorial dedicated to the victims of the 2004 Madrid train bombings. The station has many cafes and restaurants and numerous shops to browse. Make Estacion de Atocha a centerpiece of your Madrid vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Madrid trip planner.
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  • Has to change my travel plans and return home a day early. Tried online but it wouldn't accept the change as it was too late. No issue I'll just book another ticket. As I was at the station I...  more »
  • This is the station you want if you are coming/going on the high-speed AVE train between cities in Spain. You definitely don’t want to confuse it with the other big station, Chamartin, because...  more »
  • Fast train station Atocha, Madrid! A Beautiful train station! Very Well organized
  • A beautiful station!

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