Madrid at Night (Photography)

Madrid becomes a far more interesting city at night.

One cool autumn night in 2011, I stepped out of my apartment to get some air, and somehow ended up walking around the city for an hour. The pictures aren’t bad considering I didn´t have a tripod, and used a point and shoot camera. Hope you enjoy the night photography! Evening photographs to come soon.

Reina Sofia Museum Madrid
The Reina Sofia Museum at night

Madrid Reina Sofia and Food Vendor
A man selling roasted chestnuts and sweet potatoes in front of the Reina Sofia Museum.

Atocha Station
The old facade of the Atocha Station

Sculpted Pillar
Although the architecture in Madrid isn’t as fascinating as in Barcelona or Granada, you’ll often discover beautiful details such as in this pillar.

National Museum of Anthropology Madrid
The National Museum of Anthropology of Madrid, with the Latin phrase Nosce te ipsum (know thyself) inscribed in the entrance.

Madrid Teatro Español
The Teatro Español is a public theater in Plaza de Santa Ana.

Retiro at night
Beautiful street lamps in Retiro Park

Retiro Park Ducks
Ducks swimming in the lake in Retiro Park

Puerta de Alcalá
Puerta de Alcalá, designed by Francesco Sabatini, who had a profound impact in Madrid architecture

Palacio de Linares
Palace of Linares, which also serves as a venue for Casa de América, is one of my favorite buildings in Madrid. According to legend, it is haunted.

Plaza de Cibeles
Right near Palacio de Linares is the Cibeles Palace. Real Madrid members and fans gather at the Fountain of Cibeles when they win championships such as La Liga or the Copa del Rey.

Metropolis Building on Gran Via
The Metropolis Building on Gran Via is often featured in Madrid postcards.

Madrid Night Photography
Somewhere around Plaza de Cibeles

Madrid At Night
Beautiful gate somewhere on Gran Via.

Hotel Atlantico Madrid
Hotel Atlantico, Madrid

Food Vendor Plaza de España
Food Vendor at Plaza de España

Templo de Debod
Temple of Debod at night

Plaza de España
From the park near the Temple of Debod

1 thought on “Madrid at Night (Photography)”

  1. Do you really think that Madrid architecture is not as fascinating than Barcelona’s? I dont agree. Thanks for your photos.

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