Chamber of Deputies (Cortes Espanolas)

On Sunday mornings, in the elegant area to the west of the Paseo del Prado, the neo-classical building of the Chamber of Deputies attracts those who are passionately interested in modern history. On show are the benches occupied by the stars of Spanish politics, as well as the bullet holes left after Colonel Tejero's dramatic attempt at a coup d'état in February 1981, which, paradoxically, resulted in the consolidation of the fledgling Spanish democracy under the leadership of King Juan Carlos.

Useful information

Adresse : 

pl. de las Cortes

Phone:

+34 913 90 60 00

Opening hours

Sat 10.30am-12.30pm - free access, ID document required

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