Spain's "Big City". Madrid is perhaps best described as being the New York City of Spain; Spaniard...
The charming Old Town district. This district owes its unofficial name to the Habsburgs who with C...
An elegant square, as one would expect in the direct vicinity of the Palacio Real, with equally e...
A royal residence. In the mid 18th century Italian architects were commissioned to built Philip V ...
You would not know from looking at it that Madrid's cathedral is a contemporary structure, only c...
The architect of the Palacio Real dreamed back in the 18th century of linking the royal palace an...
A small park south west of the Viaducto where you can enjoy moments of reflection and a magnifice...
There is always lots going on in Madrid's most famous park. A blue and white spring sky stretches ...
The Palacio de Cristal and the Palacio de Velázquez which show contemporary art are in the middle...
An open garden for over 200 years. In 1781, Karl III had the botanical gardens created right next ...
A Madrid tradition: churros and chocolate in the heart of the city. A night-time ritual: first go ...
An old, attractive market in the Old Town. Madrid's most attractive market, constructed from glass...
These elegant gardens behind Palacio Real with their generous lawned areas are largely ignored by...
The center of political power during the last years of Philip II's reign. . Built at the end of th...
The temple in honour of the Gods Amun and Isis is the oldest building in Madrid. The Egyptian gov...
The large Spanish square is surrounded on all four sides by an incessant stream of traffic. Spain...
The Palace of Marqués de Grimaldi (Spanish: Palacio del Marqués de Grimaldi) is a palace located ...
A planetarium is a theatre built primarily for presenting educational and entertaining shows abo...
Madrid's most important church in terms of art history, built between 1761 and 1768 in a neoclass...
Plaza de Santa Ana (English: Square of Saint Anne) is a plaza located in central Madrid, Spain, n...
The carpet factory is still in the hands of the same Flemish family (Stuyck) that Philipp V broug...
Those who are particularly good with a camera manage to get the Puerta de Alcalá into the backgro...
The twelve-lane boulevard divides the city from north to south into two halves. It is a smart roa...
The first bullfight took place here in 1934. 23,000 people can fit into the giant round square. T...
Until its consecration, Madrid's most monumental baroque church was the city's temporary cathedra...
In this small baroque church dating from 1645, you really must see the Capilla del Santo Cristo w...
Nowhere is accommodation more expensive than in this district of the city. With streets arranged ...
Chamberí is a delightful residential district for people with money. Here you will still find pop...
About 20 per cent of the residents in the Old Town district of Chueca are homosexuals. Half of al...
The Faro de Moncloa is a 100-metre (330 ft)-high transmission tower with an observation deck at t...
The Unión y el Fénix Español building, destined to be the headquarters of the former insurance co...
On Madrid's main square time moves somewhat slower than elsewhere in the city. Visitors sit on th...
The House-Museum of Lope de Vega (Spanish: Casa-Museo de Lope de Vega) is a writer's house museum...
Chicken and sidra - Asturian cuisine in Madrid. A real classic, although there is (almost) nothing...
Madrid's most renowned flamenco venue. A popular restaurant in whose back rooms pure live flamenco...
Restaurant with international cuisine. Especially pleasant atmosphere. Attractive vaults on the g...
The restaurant serves regional cuisine. Mo - Su: 09:30 - 15:30 and 18:00 - 23:00.