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
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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
Prado Museum, Madrid
The Prado Museum has an expansive collection with a variety of works including a largest collection of Spanish painting, with important works from Goya and Velázquez in particular.
Mercado de San Miguel, Madrid
The Mercado de San Miguel is a historic covered market, built in 1916 near the Plaza Mayor. After years of languishing the market reopened in 2009 with modern eateries and food stalls.
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.
Metropolis Building, Madrid
The Metropolis Building is one of the most photographed buildings in Madrid thanks to its prime location near the Gran Via and the magnificent Beaux-Arts architecture.

Random Madrid Tours & Activities
Street Art Guided Tour in Madrid, Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$28.88
4-Hour Private Night Walking Tour of Madrid: Custom Tour, Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$48.51
ANDALUCIA & TOLEDO 4 DAYS, Madrid
  • Duration: 4 days
From USD
$531.30



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