Cybele's Fountain (Fuente de la Cibeles)
- Type: Sightseeing
- Time to Spend: Less than 1 hour
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La Fuente de Cibeles, or the Cybeles Fountain, is centered in a square by the same name. Commissioned by King Carlos III, the majestic fountain depicts the goddess Cibeles riding a lion-led carriage. A number of important buildings surround the fountain, making it a good place to snap some pictures. And if you're a football fan, you might want to wander over to the fountain after a Real Madrid victory; it's a favorite hangout of local fans.