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Explore Madrid

Madrid receives millions of tourists every year; in fact, it is the most visited city by tourists in Spain. It is a modern metropolis. It is also rich in history, culture and tradition. Some of its principal tourist attractions are natural, as its several National Parks. But it also has many museums, monuments, festivals, churches, parks, palaces, fountains, etc. Most of them are very old; so, they have ancient styles such as baroque or gothic.

There are so many places to visit in Madrid that is almost impossible for people to go to all of them in just one trip. If you do not know Madrid, what are you waiting for? Visit it now. And if you’ve already visited it, you can revisit it, because there are more things waiting for you to discover.

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Casa de Campo Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Chueca

Casa de Campo

Located on the right bank of the Manzanares River to the west of Madrid

Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

It was officially inaugurated on September 10, 1992.


Some decades ago Chueca was transformed into the gay district of Madrid.
East of Sol El Pardo Gran Vía

East of Sol

It is the most popular and commercial area in the old town.

El Pardo

It is a Spanish royal palace near Madrid.

Gran Vía

The Gran Via is one of the city's most important shopping areas in Madrid.
Malasaña Moncloa Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza


It is an area of Madrid famous for its trendy alternative scene.


The palace is the official residence for the Prime Minister of Spain since 1977.

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

It is considered the most impressive collection of art.
Museo del Prado Parque del Oeste Parque del Retiro

Museo del Prado

In this museum there is an important collection of sculptures.

Parque del Oeste

This park is an ideal playground for children.

Parque del Retiro

The park contains the Palacio de Cristal, a glass pavilion designed in 1887.
Plaza de España Puerta de Alcalá to San Jerónimo Salamanca and the Paseo de la Castellana

Plaza de España

You'll find the most important and beautiful buildings of Spanish Capital.

Puerta de Alcalá to San Jerónimo

It was originally constructed in 1599 to welcome doña Margarita de Austria.

Salamanca and the Paseo de la Castellana

It is one of the most important avenues in Madrid.
Sol, Plaza Mayor and Ópera: Madrid of the Austrias South of Plaza Mayor Tesoro del Dauphin and the Casón del Buen Retiro

Sol, Plaza Mayor and Ópera: Madrid of the Austrias

There are many constructions belonging to "Habsburg Madrid".

South of Plaza Mayor

You'll find the city's biggest market in Madrid.

Tesoro del Dauphin and the Casón del Buen Retiro

Its basement houses this Treasure of the Dauphin.

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