One of the most visited nativity scenes in Madrid during the Christmas parties is the Bethlehem City Hall, which in recent years has been exhibited at the Colon Tourism Center.
However, in these Christmas parties 2010 in Madrid the exhibition of the Bethlehem of the City Council takes place in the new Crystal Gallery of the Cibeles Palace.
The Crystal Gallery The former Palace of Communications of the Plaza de Cibeles has been built within the framework of the renovation of said palace, after becoming the new headquarters of the Madrid City Council.
He Bethlehem of the Madrid City Council it is being built since 2003 by the belenista teacher José Luis Mayo. But the collection composed of 151 figures and constructions this Christmas 2010 is completed with more than 600 figures from the personal collection of Enrique Haro, responsible for the design of the exhibition.
Entrance to the Bethlehem of the Madrid City Council at Christmas 2010 in Palacio de Cibeles
In this way, the Bethlehem of the Madrid City Council 2010, which you can already visit in the aforementioned Crystal Gallery, presents almost 800 figures and constructions exhibited in three different scenes and environments: the Portal, with the Birth and the Magi; the flight to Egypt, with the recreation of desert landscapes; and the town of Nazareth.
Admission is free and Visiting hours of the Bethlehem of Christmas 2010 of the Madrid City Council They are every day, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., until January 5. The schedules vary on certain dates: December 22, 24, 31 and January 5, from 10 am to 4 pm; on December 13 and 16, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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