One of the world's most important picture galleries. The architect Juan de Villanueva started buil...
Harmony in a square. On Madrid's "main square", time passes more slowly than elsewhere in the city...
A royal residence. In the mid 18th century Italian architects were commissioned to built Philip V ...
Nowhere in Madrid city centre has more of a big-city feel than this boulevard stretching for almo...
There is always lots going on in Madrid's most famous park. A blue and white spring sky stretches ...
The plaza is a crossroads where the twelve-lane Calle de Alcalá meets the equally wide Paseo de R...
An imposing setting for contemporary art featuring Picasso's "Guernica". One of the most important...
A stroll through Madrid's colourful and chaotic flea market is simply a must. On Sunday mornings, ...
The temple in honour of the Gods Amun and Isis is the oldest building in Madrid. The Egyptian gov...
An elegant square, as one would expect in the direct vicinity of the Palacio Real, with equally e...
Real Madrid's stadium was officially opened in 1947 and has undergone renovation several times si...
The large Spanish square is surrounded on all four sides by an incessant stream of traffic. Spain...
The architect Juan de Villanueva started building the Prado ("meadow") in Neoclassical style in 1...
You would not know from looking at it that Madrid's cathedral is a contemporary structure, only c...
The first bullfight took place here in 1934. 23,000 people can fit into the giant round square. T...
A glimpse of prehistoric times. Every Spaniard is familiar with the "Lady of Elx", a stone sculptu...
The city palace, which was redesignated as a Franciscan monastery in 1557, was a venue for baptis...
A quiet square on the southern side of Calle Mayor. Here you will find Madrid's town hall, the Ca...
Architectural gem, renowned cultural centre and elegant café all rolled into one. The particular h...
Madrid's most important church in terms of art history, built between 1761 and 1768 in a neoclass...
On the south side of the Retiro Park, one can see the Fuente del Ángel Caído (Fountain of the Fal...
Nowhere is accommodation more expensive than in this district of the city. With streets arranged ...
A small park south west of the Viaducto where you can enjoy moments of reflection and a magnifice...
The "Main Street" is nowadays a lively street of apartments, offices and shops in the heart of th...
Those who are particularly good with a camera manage to get the Puerta de Alcalá into the backgro...
Those who miss that big city feeling in Madrid should go to the Plaza de Castilla in the north of...
These buildings, made of black glass criss-crossed with steel and aluminium, are widely known as ...
Holds the best collections of paintings in Spain . This museum is home to a small, fine collection...
The park was created in 1910 on former royal premises in the style of an English garden with clum...
An open garden for over 200 years. In 1781, Karl III had the botanical gardens created right next ...
These elegant gardens behind Palacio Real with their generous lawned areas are largely ignored by...
On Plaza de Castilla, the American architects John Henry Burgee and Philip Johnson created the Pu...
In the southwest of the Retiro Park the "Remembrance Forest", comprising 192 cypresses and olive ...