Puerta del Sol (literally "Gate of the Sun") is one of Madrid's oldest regions with a rich history, including being the site of many Spanish protests. Today, many tourists stay in the area due to the large number of shops and hotels.
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Photo Set Information:
- Date Taken: September 2010
- Camera Used: Fuji Finepix S700
There were many colored flags flying overhead in Puerta del Sol. I'm not entirely certain if they had any significance.
The view from my hotel room balcony.
The busy street of Calle Arenal, where my hotel was located.
The Tio Pepe sign has become a part of Puerta del Sol, like a sort of Spanish Times Square.