The Castilian Baroque of the Plaza Mayor, and the Renaissance of the
Royal Palace are the most typical architectural Styles in our city.
There are a few ancient ruins in Madrid. The most
important ones are the ruins of the Roman city Complum
in Alcalá de Henares (first century A.D. It was a residential
urban area. The public buildings haven´t been found but
they have discovered some private houses with beautiful
mosaics. The best ones were found in the house of
Bacchus and the house of Hippolytus.
Which building is the main symbol of your city?
The Puerta del Sol (Spanish for "Gate of the Sun") is one of the
best known in Madrid.
The square also contains the famous clock whose bells mark the
traditional eating of the Twelve Grapes and the beginning of a
A family in Madrid usually have three or four members, father, mother and one or two
children. We usually live in flats. Only people living in the outskirts of our city live in
houses. On Sunday Christians go to church to celebrate the Eucharist. Sometimes on
Saturday morning we go shopping to buy food. We usually wake up at 8.00a.m. and
we start school at 9.00a.m. Often we watch TV and at night all the family have dinner
The highest building in Madrid is the
Caja Madrid tower, that is 250 metres
In Madrid there are a lot
of bridges over the Manzanares
River along the M-30 motorway.
The longest one is modern.
It is 44 m long.
There are more than 100 theatres.
There are about 50 concert halls.
Royal Theatre of Madrid
Our House of Parliament was built in 1843.
It has a neoclassical style portal.
It doesn’t have any towers. It has columns.
Imagine that you are the main architect of your city. What kind of buildings
would you design?
What colour is your
My school is blue, white,
green and red.
CEIP San Juan Bautista.
Madrid - Spain