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MADRID*DECEMBER

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MADRID*DECEMBER
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    Madrid

    245 votes

    City

    Spain's "Big City". The Plaza Mayor is one of the finest squares in Spain. This is where tournamen...

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    El Madrid de los Austrias

    31 votes

    Neighborhood

    The charming Old Town district. In the vicinity of the royal palace, on either side of the Calle S...

  • 3
    Plaza de Oriente

    21 votes

    Sight

    An elegant square, as one would expect in the direct vicinity of the Palacio Real, with equally e...

  • 4
    Royal Palace of Madrid

    72 votes

    Sight

    A royal residence. Baroque splendour fills the seven floors of this royal palace, the construction...

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    Almudena Cathedral

    13 votes

    Sight

    You would not know from looking at it that Madrid's cathedral is a contemporary structure, only c...

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    Segovia Viaduct

    2 votes

    Sight

    The architect of the Palacio Real dreamed back in the 18th century of linking the royal palace an...

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    Jardines de las Vistillas

    2 votes

    Sight

    A small park south west of the Viaducto where you can enjoy moments of reflection and a magnifice...

  • 9
    Buen Retiro park

    55 votes

    Park / Zoo

    There is always lots going on in Madrid's most famous park. This verdant oasis near Madrid's city ...

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    Palacio de Cristal

    5 votes

    Sight

    The Palacio de Cristal and the Palacio de Velázquez which show contemporary art are in the middle...

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    Real Jardín Botánico de Madrid

    6 votes

    Park / Zoo

    An open garden for over 200 years. In 1781, Karl III had the botanical gardens created right next ...

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    Market of San Miguel

    35 votes

    Shop

    An old, attractive market in the Old Town. The construction of this beautiful glass and iron Madri...

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    Campo del Moro

    4 votes

    Sight

    These elegant gardens behind Palacio Real with their generous lawn areas are largely ignored by t...

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    El Escorial

    6 votes

    Sight

    The center of political power during the last years of Philip II's reign. . Built at the end of th...

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    Temple of Debod

    31 votes

    Sight

    The temple in honour of the Gods Amun and Isis is the oldest building in Madrid. The Egyptian gov...

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    Plaza de España

    16 votes

    Sight

    The large Spanish square is surrounded on all four sides by an incessant stream of traffic. Spain...

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    Palace of Marqués de Grimaldi

    2 votes

    Sight

    The Palace of Marqués de Grimaldi (Spanish: Palacio del Marqués de Grimaldi) is a palace located ...

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    Madrid Planetarium

    2 votes

    Sight

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    San Francisco el Grande Basilica, Madrid

    3 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Madrid's most important church in terms of art history, built between 1761 and 1768 in a neoclass...

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    Plaza de Santa Ana

    2 votes

    Sight

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    Plaza del Dos de Mayo

    2 votes

    Sight

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    Casón del Buen Retiro

    0 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Casón del Buen Retiro is an annex of the Museo del Prado complex in Madrid. Following major r...

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    Royal Tapestry Factory

    0 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The carpet factory is still in the hands of the same Flemish family (Stuyck) that Philipp V broug...

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    Museo de Carruajes

    0 votes

    Museum / Gallery

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    Liria Palace

    1 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Liria Palace (Spanish: Palacio de Liria) is a neoclassical palace in Madrid, Spain. It is the...

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    Museo de Pintura

    0 votes

    Museum / Gallery

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    Puerta de Alcalá

    11 votes

    Sight

    Those who are particularly good with a camera manage to get the Puerta de Alcalá into the backgro...

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    Paseo de la Castellana

    2 votes

    Sight

    The twelve-lane boulevard divides the city from north to south into two halves. It is a smart roa...

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    Las Ventas

    13 votes

    Sight

    The first bullfight took place here in 1934. 23,000 people can fit into the giant round square. T...

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    San Isidro Church, Madrid

    1 votes

    Sight

    Until its consecration, Madrid's most monumental baroque church was the city's temporary cathedra...

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    Church of San Ginés de Arlés

    0 votes

    Sight

    In this small baroque church dating from 1645, you really must see the Capilla del Santo Cristo w...

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    Salamanca

    8 votes

    Neighborhood

    Those who reside in the Barrio de Salamanca live on the sunny side of the street. Nowhere else ar...

  • 38
    Chamberí

    1 votes

    Neighborhood

    Chamberí is a delightful residential district for people with money. Here you will still find pop...

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    Chueca

    11 votes

    Neighborhood

    About 20 per cent of the residents in the Old Town district of Chueca are homosexuals. Half of al...

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    Arco de la Victoria

    0 votes

    Sight

    Arco de la Victoria is a triumphal arch built in the Moncloa district of Madrid, Spain. The 49 m ...

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    Faro de Moncloa

    1 votes

    Sight

    The Faro de Madrid (Moncloa Tower) is a 100-m-high radio tower with a viewing platform and a lift...

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    Cvt. de las Mercedarias Descalzas

    0 votes

    Sight

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    House of las Siete Chimeneas

    0 votes

    Sight

    The House of the Seven Chimneys (Spanish: Casa de las Siete Chimeneas) is a building located in M...

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    La Unión y el Fénix Español building

    0 votes

    Sight

    The Unión y el Fénix Español building, destined to be the headquarters of the former insurance co...

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    Casa de la Panadería

    4 votes

    Sight

    On Madrid's main square time moves somewhat slower than elsewhere in the city. Visitors sit on th...

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    Bridge of Segovia

    0 votes

    Sight

    The Bridge of Segovia (Spanish: Puente de Segovia) is a bridge located in Madrid, Spain, crossing...

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    Casa del Cordon

    0 votes

    Sight

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    House-Museum of Lope de Vega

    0 votes

    Sight

    Tu - Su: 10:00 - 15:00

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    Corrala

    0 votes

    Sight

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    Casa Mingo

    25 votes

    Restaurant

    Chicken and sidra - Asturian cuisine in Madrid. A real classic, although there is (almost) nothing...

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    Casa Patas

    6 votes

    Restaurant

    Madrid's most renowned flamenco venue. A popular restaurant in whose back rooms pure live flamenco...

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    Casa Lucio

    13 votes

    Restaurant

    Restaurant with international cuisine. Especially pleasant atmosphere. Attractive vaults on the g...

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    Casa Labra

    5 votes

    Restaurant

    Credit cards are accepted.The restaurant serves regional cuisine.Mo - Su: 09:30 - 15:30 and 1...

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