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
Retiro Park, Madrid
The most popular park in Madrid features a large lake, monuments and several museums of which the Museo del Ejército (army museum) is the most notable.
Metropolis Building, Madrid
The Metropolis Building is one of the most photographed buildings in Madrid thanks to its prime location near the Gran Via and the magnificent Beaux-Arts architecture.
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.

Random Madrid Tours & Activities
Old Town Madrid Gourmet Tapas and Wine Tasting Walking Tour, Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$79.21
Wine Tasting and Flamenco Master Class in Madrid, Madrid
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$56.06



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