Casa de la Villa - Cárcel de la Villa - Madrid, Spain
N 40° 24.915 W 003° 42.638
30T E 439709 N 4474089
Quick Description: The Casa de la Villa, known also as Cárcel de la Villa, is the old Town Hall of Madrid, situated in Plaza de la Villa, between Plaza del Sol and Plaza de Oriente. The Casa de la Villa originally served the City of Madrid as both prison and Town Hall
Location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
Date Posted: 12/12/2010 5:13:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMAA8D
The two entrances go back to the time when it had this dual function, as Town Hall and Prison.
In 2007 the seat of the City's administration was moved to the Palacio de Comunicaciones near Cibeles, but the Casa de la Villa is still used on occasion.
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