Fridge magnet depiction of Fountain of Cibeles, Madrid
Any tourist who visits Madrid is awe inspired by its unique blend of modern infrastructure and historical landmarks. The Fountain of Cibeles that is the most significant fountain in the city depicts the famous Greek god of fertility, she is shown seated in a carriage that is pulled by two lions. As depicted in the fridge magnet, the goddess of fertility holds a stick in one hand and the city keys. Although, the fountain is constructed using white marble, but the magnet is plate shaped and is in bronze color. This is a perfect souvenir, if you wish to keep the memory of the amazing city of Madrid and its unique architecture.
History of Fountain of Cibeles, Madrid
The fountain of Cibeles is rightly called the heart of the city of Madrid. It was designed in the year 1777 by the famous architecturer Ventura Rodriguez on the orders of the king Carlos III; it is located near El Parque Del Retiro. This famous fountain is constructed using ten thousand kilograms of marble and it stands eight meters tall in height. Initially, this fountain was used to supply water to the local people, but later it was shifted to its present location.
Fountain of Cibeles a celebratory point
Another interesting point about that fountain is that it has become a celebratory point. Not only many ardent fans of Real Madrid but also some of the famous players of the club, themselves, celebrate their victories at this fountain. Since all the wins are celebrated at the fountain, one would find Real Madrid flags, representing different victories, on the statue. Moreover, the place is also open for concerts and VIP visits. This is one reason why the area is kept closed off to traffic. Tourists can also have a look into latest fashion styles and also have an opportunity to meet famous television and music stars. There is no doubt about the fact that Madrid is a place of entertainment and attraction for almost everyone, coming from anywhere across the world.