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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

Random Madrid Tours & Activities
Private Custom Tour: Madrid in a Day, Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3.5 hours (half-day tour) or 7 hours (full-day tou
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$49.08



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