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Isabel II Square (Opera Square)
Madrid

The Plaza de Isabel II (also known as popular as Opera Square) is a square in the center of Madrid.1 One of the most important streets leading to the Plaza del Arenal street from the Puerta del Sol , other streets are Arrieta, Campomanes, Carlos, Carlos III and Elizabeth II. It was not until the seventeenth century a water collection center in Madrid (meeting point of water carriers) .2 Being also a laundry area. A quadrangular, occupies the site of the old theater of Peral, which since its opening in 1738 until its demolition in 1817.

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Type: Cylindrical
Resolution: 18606x3953
Uploaded: 14/09/2012
Updated: 17/09/2012
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