madrid
Country : Spain
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Spanish
Population
City: 3 165 235 (2014)
Metro: 6 569 530 (2014)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
Madrid
closeMadrid, Spain's capital since 1561, is home to many attractions; some of the most famous include the Prado Museum and the Royal Palace, the largest palace in Europe. The city also boasts some beautiful plazas such as the large Plaza Mayor and the popular Plaza de España.
Architectural highlights include the Gran Via with its many beautiful early 20th century buildings. More recent architecture can be found in Azca, Madrid's modern business district.
Random Madrid Highlights
Azca, Madrid
AZCA is Madrid's modern business district, located north of the city's historic center. The area includes several of Spain's tallest buildings as well as Bernabeu Stadium, home of Real Madrid.
Royal Palace, Madrid
The Palacio Real or Royal Palace is one of Europe's grandest palaces. Modeled after the Versailles Palace, it is even larger than the original with an astounding 2000 rooms.
Plaza de España, Madrid
The Plaza de España is one of Madrid's most beautiful squares. At the center of this large square stands a monument to Spain's famous writer Miguel de Cervantes, author of Don Quixote.
Las Ventas, Madrid
One of Spain's most magnificent bullrings, Las Ventas was built in 1929 in the Mozarabic style, an architectural style used by craftsmen from the moorish south.

Random Madrid Tours & Activities
Madrid Tapas and Wine-Tasting Tour, Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$80.62



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