madrid
Country : Spain
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Spanish
Population
City: 3 213 271 (2008)
Metro: 6 271 638 (2008)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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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.
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Random Madrid Highlights
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.
City Hall, Madrid
Madrid's magnificent city hall was originally built in the early 20th century as the headquarters for the country's postal service. In 2007 it became the official seat of the mayor of Madrid.
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.
Plaza de Santa Ana, Madrid
Plaza de Santa Ana is a square located in Madrid's literary quarter, bordered by a theater and several cafés, bars and restaurants. Monuments on the square honor some of Spain's most famous playwrights.

Random Madrid Tours & Activities
Madrid City Tour and Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Madrid
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$58.48
Madrid Tourist Travel Pass, Madrid
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 24 hours
From USD
$11.42
Intimate Flamenco Show and Tapas in Madrid, Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$96.70
Private Tour: Madrid Walking Tour of Los Austrias, Madrid
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$62.12



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