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
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.
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.
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.
Reina Sofia National Museum, Madrid
Madrid's Museum of Contemporary Art features works from famous artists such as Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and Salvador Dali. The museum is housed in a historic 18th century building.

Random Madrid Tours & Activities
Madrid Small-Group Walking Tour including Royal Palace, Madrid
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$62.49
Panoramic Madrid Sightseeing Tour, Madrid
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$31.24
Private Tour: Madrid Walking Tour of Los Austrias, Madrid
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$59.45



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