Friday, May 7, 2010


Gran Vía is a shopping street located in central Madrid. It leads from Calle de Alcalá, close to Plaza de Cibeles, to Plaza de España.

The lively street is one of the city's most important shopping areas, with a large number of hotels and large movie theaters; it is also noted for the grand architecture prevalent among many of its buildings. Now, most of the theaters are being replaced by shopping malls.
It is considered a showcase of early 20th century architecture, with patterns ranging from Vienna Secession style, Plateresque, Neo-Mudéjar, Art Deco and others.

Look at the photo. Do you know the name of the robot?

Open the comments below to know it.


  1. Mazinger Z (マジンガーZ, Majingā Zetto), known as Tranzor Z in United States, is a Super Robot manga and anime series created by Go Nagai in 1972.

  2. Hi!
    A teacher of English has recently awarded my blog EASY PEASY with a stamp called ” It’s worth keeping an eye on that blog”. Have a look at it.
    As part of the initiative I have had the honour to
    1. embed the award stamp on my blog
    2. add a link to the blog I have received the prize from
    3. select 10 more blogs for being awarded as well
    4. write the ten links on my blog.
    Your blog is one of them. In my opinion your blog is well worth visiting so I have mentioned and linked it on my own one.
    Now, you can take part in this activity by following the previous instructions. Of course, if you think that it is worth doing it. I hope so.
    Thanks a lot for sharing your blog.


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