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Madrid, the Capital of Spain


Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. The population of the city is roughly 3.3 million in
the survey of December 2009. The entire population of the metropolitan area (urban area and suburbs)
is calculated to be about 6,400,000. It is the third-most populous in the European Union after Paris
and London.

Puerta de Alcala in Madrid

Puerta de Alcala stands at Plaza de la Independencia in Madrid. The original Puerta de Alcala,
which stood nearby, was built in 1599 as a welcome gesture to dona Margarita de Austria, who
was the wife of King Felipe III. The gate has a large central semicircular topped arch, flanked
by two similar arches.

Museo del Prado

The Museo del Prado is a museum and art gallery located in Madrid, the capital of Spain. It
features one of the world's finest collections of European art, from the 12th century to
the early 19th century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection. It founded as a museum
of paintings and sculpture, it also contains important collections of more than 5,000 drawings,
2,000 prints, 1,000 coins and medals, and almost 2,000 decorative objects and works of art.
El Prado is one of the most visited sites in Madrid, and it is considered to be among
the greatest museums of art in the world.

Works of art ( Museo del Prado )

(L) The immaculate Conception of the Venerable Ones (R) La Anunciacion 1430-1432, de Fra Angelico ( Museo del Prado )

(L) La Maja Desnuda (R) Charles W of Spain and His Family ( Museo del Prado )

(L) The Third of May, the great picture which can be called revolutionary in every sense of the world, in style, in subject, and intention.
(R) The Surrender of Breda ( Museo del Prado )

(L) The Nobleman with his Hand on his Chest ( Museo del Prado )
(M) Rich in green along the Paseo del Prado, the main boulevard in Madrid
(R) A toll toilet (WC) on the Paseo del Prado, one of the main boulevards in Madrid
The road extends north to south from the Plaza de Cibeles to the Plaza de Atocha.

The Museo del Prado is a museum and art gallery located in Madrid, the capital of Spain. It features
one of the world's finest collections of European art, from the 12th century to the early 19th
century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection.

Exterior and the corridor of Palacio Real Madrid

(L) The south front of the Palacio Real Madrid embraces the Plaza de Armas with low ranges.
(R) A peaceful view from the Royal Palace
Photographed in May, 2010.

The Palacio Real de Madrid ( Royal Palace of Madrid ), also known as the Palacio de Oriente
(The East Palace), is the official residence of the King of Spain in the city of Madrid, and
it is only used for State Ceremonies. However, King Juan Carlos and the Royal Family
do not reside in it, choosing instead the more modest Palacio de la Zarzuela on the outskirts
of Madrid. The palace is owned by the Spanish State and administered by a public agency of
the Ministry of the Presidency. The palace is located in the Western part of downtown Madrid,
and at the area in the eastern part of Manzanares River, and is accessible by the Opera
metro station.

(L) Four tower business park (R) Madrid taxi

Cuatro Torres Business Area (CTBA) ( Four Towers Business Area) is a business park located
near the Estacion de Chamartin, Madrid. These are the tallest skyscrapers in Spain. The
construction of the building of Torre Espacio (224m) was completed in 2007, Torre de Cristal (249m)
and Torre Sacyr Vallehermoso (236) in 2008, and Torre Caja Madrid (250m) in 2009.

(L) Madrid Atocha railway station (R) Madrid Metro Aeropuerto station plateform
A passenger has to change a train at the Nuevos Ministerios, downtown station, for a further railway trip.

A porch of the Madrid Barajas airport terminal T4
All taxis in the Madrid city have a vivid red diagonal line on the white body.

(L) A rental car office at the lower level floor at the Madrid Barajas airport
(M) Unique scriptures in the T4 Terminal building (R) A cafeteria in the Terminal 4

(L) Termonal 4 check-in hall (R) Iberia Airline aircraft is now taxiing on the Madrid Barajas airport apron

The four-tower business district of Madrid is in distance. A view from the aircraft heading to Amsterdam, Netherlands
Photographed in May, 2010.

マドリード首都圏 (Madrid Metropolitan Area)の人口は640万人に上り、ロンドン、パリに次ぐ。

以前から使用されているT1, T2, T3とは、ここが同じく空港であると信じがたいほどの格段の差がある。
駅がある。空港線の地下鉄は市内のヌエボス・ミニステリオス( Nuevos Ministerios )で他の地下鉄に

バルセロナ、トレドを結ぶ高速鉄道 (AVE)の発着駅となっている。

 Introduction of Spain: The first Spain's law to restrict smoking enforced in 2006.
  Spain enforced a total smoking ban in indoor public space in 2011.
Portugal  Lisbon, Portugal

Spain 2006-2011
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Barcelona tour Smoking ban in Spain in 2010

禁煙席ネット主宰 医学博士 宮本順伯
The article was written and photographs were taken in May, 2010、by Dr. J. miyamoto.

The Antonio Gaudi's masterpiece in Barcelona, Spain

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