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Let’s Take Pictures of the Sunset in Madrid from Templo de Debod

Hosted by the Consul of the Madrid Photography Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 29 Sep 19:00 - 21:00

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Join me when the sun is about to set, to take pictures from Templo de Debod. One of the best places to watch the sunset in Madrid.
On a small hill located between Plaza de España and Rio Manzanares you will find the Temple of Debod. This structure was brought from Egypt to Spain in the Protected content .
The temple comes from the village of Debod and was built there during the 2nd Century BC. It was originally erected on a site close to the Nile just 15km from Aswan.
But in the Protected content construction of the Aswan Dam was about to begin. As a result of this, several archeological sites and ancient monuments were under threat. To prevent the lost of such historical artifacts UNESCOs sent out a call asking for countries to help save them.
As the Spanish government helped to save the Temples of Abu Simbel the Egyptian government chose to donate the above temple to Spain.
Immediately after this the temple was dismantled and transported to Madrid. It was then rebuilt in what is one of Madrid’s most beautiful parks and was finally officially opened to the public in Protected content .
As the Madrid sunset occurs you can enjoy looking at the effect the sunlight has on such buildings as the Royal Palace or the Guadarrama Mountains.
Come with your camera or with your phone and enjoy the place as you watch the sun slowly fade away.
After we are done taking photographs we can stop by one of the bars in Pintor Rosales to have a drink.
See you soon,