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Faro de Moncloa

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Address: Avenida Arco de La Victoria 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain
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Great Views But Consider Position Of The Sun.

Nearest Metro is Moncloa (Lines 3 & 6). The metallic colour tower is beyond the Victory Arch but before the Museum of the Americas. There's a reassuring mandatory bag scan. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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461 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Faro in December. Daughter lives there, I have been to Madrid perhaps 8 times or so, and this is the first time visiting the Faro. It is not too far from the Templo de Debod and the Plaza de España. It cost us only a couple euros each. No line on a Thursday afternoon in December. I... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After having waited for over 45min in line we got into the elevator and up to the observation deck. It was dark by then and could barley see the city. I suppose its a nice view whenever there light and its a clear weather. Did not enjoy it much as I had high expectations Worth noting that employees at the... More 

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Steinkjer, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Faro de Moncloa A very good view, not breathtaking but then again. Not expensive to enter only 3 Euro. No coffeeshop ( only a coffee vender)or any toilets. Choose a bright day with clear skies for your visit, if not the landscape the city will vanish in "the winter-smog" Sendt fra min iPad

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is really nice to see Madrid from the "up". With 2 panoramic lifts you get up on 92 metres where U can see, half of Madrid. I like that, the price for the children is reduced, thumb up.

Thank robOcop91
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice point of Madrid other there and also watch the sun set , unfortunately that's about it , up-there you'll find No bar and No restaurant just an explained view. On the plus sides you have a nice point of view on the mountains. They could have pouched the experience much further. Still worth it to spend half... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Really reasonable at just 3 euros. Fantastic views of the city. You can walk back to the centre but it's aaboht a 45 mind walk and better to take the Metro. I really enjoyed this and it gives you ideas where to visit. Can be a bit warm behind all the glass.

Thank Martin D
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Nearest Metro is Moncloa (Lines 3 & 6). The metallic colour tower is beyond the Victory Arch but before the Museum of the Americas. There's a reassuring mandatory bag scan. The elevator is glass fronted and the 300ft ascent is about a minute. The indoor observation deck is very spacious with a lower level close to the full length windows.... More 

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Wanted to visit the American museum but it was closed.We spotted the tower and decided to pop in.The entrance fee was only 3 euros.What a superb view and so well set out so you could identify everything that was on the horizon.Not too busy so we had plenty of time to view and read at leisure.

Thank william78Shropshire
Cali, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Easy access, you can use the Metro, Bus, Taxi; i recommend Metro is very easy to use and very clean and cheap way to go around Madrid.

Thank Rey_Torres
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Next to museology design America. Excellent views over all of Madrid €3 well spent. Limited numbers of visitors permitted at one time so expect a short wait

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