January 24, 2021

the images of a historic snowfall

Puerta del Sol has dawned completely snowed a week after being the scene of the chimes

Jesús Hellín / Europa Press

The steps of the Congress of Deputies and its iconic lions have dawned this Saturday covered in snow


The Gran Vía in Madrid has shown an unprecedented image in which it is considered the largest snowfall that the capital has experienced in the last half century

EFE / Rodrigo Jiménez

Many people from Madrid have taken advantage of the snowfall to take their ski equipment out onto the streets. In the image, the access to the Botanical Garden in the Paseo del Prado.


The exterior of the Prado Museum, stained in white


The snowfall has forced the suspension of rail traffic with departure, arrival or passage through Madrid. The Atocha station has dawned this Saturday completely snowy.


In addition to trapped vehicles, the snowfall has caused damage in some parts of Madrid, such as Paseo de la Chopera, next to Matadero.


Hundreds of drivers were trapped in different parts of Madrid and its ring roads on Friday afternoon

EFE / Rodrigo Jimenez


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