Banco de España (Madrid Metro)

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Banco de España
MetroMadridLogoSimplified.svg
Madrid Metro station
Banco de Espanya station - Madrid Metro line 2 - 2.2.2014.JPG
Location Centro, Madrid
Spain
Coordinates 40°25′09″N 3°41′42″W / 40.4190564°N 3.6949689°W / 40.4190564; -3.6949689Coordinates: 40°25′09″N 3°41′42″W / 40.4190564°N 3.6949689°W / 40.4190564; -3.6949689
Owned by CRTM
Operated by CRTM
Other information
Fare zone A
History
Opened 15 June 1924 (1924-06-15)
Services
Preceding station   Madrid Metro   Following station
toward Las Rosas
Line 2
Location
Banco de España is located in Madrid
Banco de España
Banco de España
Location within Madrid

Banco de España is a station on Line 2 of the Madrid Metro[1][2][3][4] located in the Center of Madrid in the Calle de Alcalá, next to the Plaza de Cibeles, perpendicular to the Paseo del Prado.

History[edit]

Banco de España station opened on 14 June 1924 with the first stretch of Line 2 between Sol and Ventas. The station is named after Bank of Spain building located nearby. Another prominent monuments situated near this station are: Cibeles Fountain, Palacio de Linares, Círculo de Bellas Artes, The Communications Palace (currently the Madrid City Hall), the church of San José, the Palacio de Buenavista, the building of the Interior Ministry of Spain and the Fine Arts Theatre.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metro station Banco de España - Metro de". gps-data-team.com. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Madrid metro - Banco de España". flickr.com. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Corrigan, Damian. "Metro Banco de España". gospain.about.com. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Stations". Travel in the Metro. Madrid Metro. Retrieved 9 January 2015.