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
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.
Plaza de Cibeles, Madrid
The Plaza de Cibeles is best known for its famous fountain of goddess Cibele, one of Madrid's most important symbols. The square is bordered by the city's magnificent city hall.
Gran Vía, Madrid
Gran Vía, a showcase of early 20th century architecture, is a large street created between 1904 and 1929. The most famous landmark along the street in the 1911 Metropolis building.
Royal Theater, Madrid
Originally built in 1850 as the Teatro de la Opera, the Royal Theater was in danger of collapsing by the mid 1920s. Fortunately, extensive renovations saved the building from demolition.

Random Madrid Tours & Activities
Madrid Panoramic Tour with Royal Palace Entrance Ticket, Madrid
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$50.74
La Quimera Flamenco Show in Madrid , Madrid
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$33.83
Madrid Barajas Airport Arrival Private Transfer, Madrid
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$13.75



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