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
Templo de Debod, Madrid
Madrid is one of just three cities outside Egypt with an intact authentic Egyptian temple, the Temple of Debod. The temple was donated to Spain by the Egyptian government in 1968.
Almudena Cathedral, Madrid
A surprisingly new building with a modern interior, Madrid's cathedral was only consecrated as recently as 1993 after a construction process that took more than 100 years.
Arco de la Victoria, Madrid
The Arco de la Victoria (Victory Arch) is a 39m (128 ft) high triumphal arch built by dictator Franco in 1956 as a tribute to his army's victory in the civil war.
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.

Random Madrid Tours & Activities
Flamenco Show in Madrid with Hotel-Pick Up , Madrid
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$49.15
Don Quixote Experience Day Tour from Madrid, Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 11 hours
From USD
$107.15



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