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
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 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.
Atocha Station, Madrid
The largest railway station in Madrid was built in 1892. An expansion in 1992 quadrupled the station in size and turned the old building into a tropical garden.
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.

Random Madrid Tours & Activities
Panoramic Madrid Sightseeing Tour, Madrid
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$31.24
Private Tour: Skip-the-Line Prado Museum Tour, Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$79.41
Atlético de Madrid Football Stadium Tour and Museum Ticket, Madrid
  • Average Rating:2.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 45 minutes
From USD
$13.02



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