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Museo Sorolla

Madrid's Sorolla museum exhibits the works of Spanish artist Joaquin Sorolla. Artist’s house serves as premises for the museum. Enrique Maria Repulles redesigned the house to serve as a museum. It became a Cultural Attraction in 1962. Get a Spanish art therapy at the cozy house of Sorolla.

Plaza de Cibeles

Plaza de Cibeles is one of iconic symbols of Madrid city. Visit to see in person the marvelous Cybeles Fountain and the neo-classical architecture all around. Those are the Cibeles Palace, the Palacio de Linares, the Palacio de Buenavista and the Bank of Spain. The square has also become a symbol for Real Madrid FC. Whenever the team wins a major cup the players and fans gather here to celebrate.

Palacio de Cibeles

The iconic Cybele Palace is one of the most amazing architectural buildings in Madrid.It is one of city's most popular attractions, if not the most! Opening up in 1909 the building served as the Spanish Post Office: The Correos. Since 2007 it houses the Madrid’s City Hall.

Paseo del Prado

The Paseo del Prado is Madrid’s main boulevard. It links the iconic Plaza de Cibeles to the Plaza del Carlos. It is considered a cultural attraction in Madrid. Take a walk across the boulvard and enjoy the marvelous architecture around!

Puerta de Alcala

The Puerta de Alcala is a neo-classical triumph arch that stands in the Independence Square of Madrid since 18th century. Madrid's Arch is even older than Paris’s Arc de Triumph and Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate. It serves as a symbol of Madrid city.

Museo Arqueologico Nacional

The National Archaeological Museum of Spain is located in the Spanish capital. The museum exhibits a variety of artifacts from Spain and abroad from prehistoric times up to Renaissance period. It is housed in a neoclassical building. The rooftop of the building hosts Madrid’s National Library.

Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena

Almudena Cathedral (Santa María la Real de La Almudena) is a Catholic church in Madrid, Spain. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madrid. The cathedral was consecrated by Pope John Paul II in 1993.

Plaza de Oriente

Plaza de Oriente is a square in the historic centre of Madrid, Spain. It is rectangular in shape and monumental in character and was designed in 1844 by Narciso Pascual y Colomer. The square was propagated by King Joseph I, who ordered the demolition of the medieval houses on the site. It is located...

Plaza de Santa Ana

Plaza de Santa Ana (English: Saint Anne Square) is a plaza located in central Madrid, Spain, nearby Puerta del Sol and Calle de Huertas, in the Barrio de las Letras. It features monuments to Spanish Golden Age writer Pedro Calderón de la Barca and the Granadian poet Federico García Lorca and...

Zoo Aquarium de Madrid

The Madrid Zoo Aquarium is a 20-hectare (49-acre) zoo and aquarium located in the Casa de Campo in Madrid, Spain. The zoo is owned by the city, but is managed by the international entertainment operator Parques Reunidos. Opened in 1770, it is one of the largest zoos in Spain and one of the few zoos in...

Plaza de Toros las Ventas

Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas (often shortened to Las Ventas) is a famous bullring located in Madrid, Spain. Situated in the Guindalera quarter of the district of Salamanca, it was inaugurated on June 17, 1931. It has a seating capacity of 23,798. This bullring was designed by the architect...

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