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
Plaza Mayor, Madrid
Plaza Mayor is a grand symmetrically designed square surrounded by elegant arcaded red brick buildings. It is one of Europe's most beautiful squares.
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.
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.
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.

Random Madrid Tours & Activities
Madrid Airport Departure Private Transfer , Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 30 minutes
From USD
$78.90
Madrid 1.5-Hour Segway Night Tour , Madrid
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$40.61
Madrid Walking Tour Including La Latina and Lavapiés, Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$54.53



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