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Madrid — Cervantes House-Museum

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Madrid - Cervantes House-MuseumCervantes House-Museum is located nA Calle Mayor ("Main Street"), about a four minute walk to the north-east of the Cathedral. He are seen in a museum in the house where, according to the research, was born and spent his early years living author of the novel "Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha", the Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes. The house is located next to the house-museum of another prominent citizen of the city - Manuel Azaña (Founder Party Republican incumbent, President of Spain from 1936 to 1939).

To date, the number of visitors to the museum znachitelno increased and more than 200,000 people a year. The museum is equipped with special devices for people with disabilities (including those for the blind and the visually handicapped), blagodarya agreement between the International Organization of Blind of Spain (Spanish: Organización Nacional de Ciegos Españoles - ONCE) and the province of Madrid.

House recreates the atmosphere of daily life gorozhan 16th and 17th centuries. Inside the two-story building has a cozy patio. The lower floor was meant for everyday family life: office space, kitchen, dining room, living room for ladies and surgical kabinet (where his father worked Cervantes), where they found interesting wall paintings of the 15th century. Top floor with poptikom designed for guest rooms and bedrooms. Museum interior is richly decorated with magnificent kollektsiey furniture, ceramics, prints and paintings ages 16-17.

Other attractions in Madrid:

The Prado Museum
Plaza Mayor
The Royal Palace
Catedral de la Almudena de Madrid
Museo Nacional Centro de arte Reina Sofia
Plaza de Cervantes
Puerta del Sol
Iglesia San Francisco el Grande
Real Jardin Botanico
laza Espana
Iglesia de San Antonio
Puerta de Alcala
Palacio Silvela
Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes de Alcala de Henares
Puerta de Toledo
El Rastro
Puerta de los Martires