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
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.
Plaza de la Villa, Madrid
The Plaza de la Villa or Town Square is a small square in the heart of Madrid. The square is surrounded by several historic buildings, including Madrid's former town hall.
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.
Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid
Commissioned by Charles III in the late 18th century, this garden with its a large variety of trees, shrubs and medical herbs provides a lovely green respite in the middle of the city.

Random Madrid Tours & Activities
Evening Tapas Adventure Walking Tour, Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$137.45
Mountain Bike Trip in Madrid - Private, Madrid
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
From USD
$131.09



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