Plaza de Oriente is not far from the Royal Palace of Madrid, and the area is not too big. The central statue is Philip IV. This equestrian statue refers to Velázquez’s paintings, and through calculations, the center of gravity of the statue is placed on the horse’s back hooves. .
Oriental plaza near the royal palace theatre and Madrid, the central is mainly a king Philip iv, equestrian statues and pool, background and Madrid palace in photograph reflect. The square itself is relatively small jasper, actually not as grand as the Spanish square, more like a small garden from the street, there are a number of pigeons, such as wandering here, on both sides there are rows of sculpture. The square integral feeling is neither make public, not upstage the imperial palace, but also chic, tourists will go to the place of leisure, almost near to the palace.
Oriental Plaza has a long history. According to the tour guide, Oriental Plaza was actually a bullring in the past. The Oriental Plaza is the same as other squares such as the King’s Square. It is not big but the surrounding buildings are very beautiful, not far from the palace.
Spain, Madrid... There is an equestrian statue of Philip III in the center of Plaza de Oriente. In the 17th century, it was a place for bullfighting and the birthplace of bullfighting; now it is a place where young people gather, with many bars and restaurants. At night, the cafes here will be crowded with people, and on Sunday morning it will become a flea market. There are many statues on the side of the square. These statues belonged to the kings of Spain. They were originally on the roof of the Royal Palace of Madrid. Later, they were afraid that the statues would fall and hurt people.