Discover the curiosities of a Christmas icon: The “Puerta del Sol” clock.

In a few days, we have in Madrid one of the main stars of Christmas and the center of millions of eyes for welcoming the New Year
But do you know the curiosities of this place so famous in Madrid?

The clock in the Puerta del Sol took to build about three years and the author of the clock, its famous watchmaker, did not charge for it and even gift  the machinery to the City of Madrid.
It has incredible accuracy because only is delayed 4 seconds per month and what made him truly become an icon of the city is that from 1962 began to broadcast the famous chimes to welcome the New Year and one of the moments that we all keep in our memory.
What do you think if this year welcome the New one from this highly symbolic place for Christmas?

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