Country : Spain
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Spanish
City: 3 165 235 (2014)
Metro: 6 569 530 (2014)
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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
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.
Parque del Oeste, Madrid
Just north of the Royal Palace lies the expansive Parque del Oeste (Western Park). Some noteworthy sights in the park include an authentic Egyptian temple, a rose garden and a large fountain.
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.
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.

Random Madrid Tours & Activities
Literary Quarter Market and Culture Tour in Madrid, Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Guided Wine Day Tour to Ribera del Duero from Madrid, Madrid
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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