The Cathedral of Santa Maria la Real de la Almudena is the principal church of the Diocese of Madrid, is a relatively new building, begun to build in 1883 and completed in 1993.
The Crystal Palace is a majestic glass building located in the middle of the Retiro Park, just in the heart of Madrid. The Palace features a small artificial lake equipped with a ladder.
From the beginning, malls, designer stores and movie theaters opened their doors here. Today it is well known as the Broadway of Madrid due to the large number of cinemas and theaters.
In its collection you will find great works of major twentieth century Spanish artists such as Pablo Picassoa and Salvador Dali as well as surreal Art of Francis Picabia, René Magritte and Jean Arp.
The Plaza de Oriente is a beautiful place with lots of charm located in the historic center of Madrid, surrounded by two of the most significant buildings in the city: The Royal Palace and the Royal Theatre.
Prado is one of the most famous and visited museums in the world thanks to its impressive collection of great painters such as Francisco de Goya, Diego Velázquez, El Greco and many more.
On this square you can find the Kilometre 0, which is the center of the radial network of the six main roads streets in Spain which are reaching from there over the whole peninsula.
The Royal Palace, home to the Kings of Spain from Carlos III to Alfonso XIII is now open to the public! The palace has 135,000 sqm and with 2,800 rooms it is the largest palace in Europe.
Chueca is a central neighborhood in Madrid named after Federico Chueca, spanish composer of zarzuela. The area lies just to the north of the old city and is centered on the Plaza de Chueca.
El Rastro is the most popular open air flea market in Madrid, open every sunday and on public holidays. It is located in the historic center of the capital, just in the neighborhood of Embajadores.
Madrid Río Park is a huge recreational and cultural area in Manzanares river, a perfect place to spend day with family or friends.
The Plaza de Cibeles is perhaps one of the most beautiful squares in the city of Madrid, a symbol par excellence even though it is in an area with heavy traffic and large buildings around.
At the end of the Gran vía, near to Debob temple, you can see the statues of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza Monument in the stunning Plaza Mayor.
This is the most recently built of all the monumental gates in Madrid, declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1996.
This beautiful park is located in the heart of the city, just behind the Prado Museum, one of the most popular attractions of Madrid.
This Egyptian temple was once in the Valley of the Nile, 31 km from Aswan. The temple was threatened, so the Egyptian government decided to dismantle it and gave it to Spain.