Primera cronología de la expedición de Fernando de Magallanes y Juan Sebastián de Elcano.

Historic feats in the heart of Metro

We are celebrating the 500th anniversary of the first circumnavigation of the planet, captained by Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastian Elcano: an extraordinary feat that changed the known world. The Islas Filipinas station has been decorated with maps, illustrations and texts alluding to the anniversary, in a theme that occupies 200 square metres and will be open until the end of the year

06/09/22 - Current affairs remind us again and again of mankind's interest in setting foot on the Moon again, or for the first time on Mars, in the not too distant future. They may seem like the biggest milestones ever proposed by mankind but one only has to look back to the past to see that our history is full of events that once represented a real technological challenge and unprecedented human sacrifice. Like the expedition of Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastian Elcano 500 years ago, after completing the first circumnavigation of the planet in history. A feat that you can now enjoy in the heart of Metro de Madrid.

Cartel explicativo sobre el las naos y carabelas.

Metro has decided to join in the celebration with a spectacular theme of the Islas Filipinas station on Line 7, the hall of which has been decorated with a giant map that enables you to follow the expedition route on foot. In addition, several panels have been installed, provided by the Navy, with historical information on the voyage. The choice of the Islas Filipinas was not accidental, since it was in this archipelago that Ferdinand Magellan died on 27 April 1521 in the Battle of Mactan.

Representación de la llegada de la Nao Victoria Sevilla.