Sights & Landmarks in Madrid

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Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)

The famous Retiro Park is a green heaven at the heart of the city. The public park is the largest in Madrid. The park opened up in 17th century and belonged to the Spanish Royal Family until the late 19th century. "Retreat" in Spanish would be "Retiro". That is why the name of the park is El Parque del Retiro.

Royal Palace of Madrid

Madrid's Royal Palace is the official residence of Spanish Royal Family. It is the largest palace in Europe and one of most impressive ones! The Royal Palace is square-shaped with a large courtyard, galleries and a parade ground. It has up to 3000 rooms.

Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor is Madrid's central and largest square. The Plaza is very popular with tourists and locals. It was built during the Habsburg family reign. The bronze statue of King Philips III stands at the center of the square since 1848 Discover its Baroque architecture and traditional shops.

Stadio Santiago Bernabeu

Santiago Bernabeu is one of the most prestigious and famous football stadiums in the world. It is home to the global football giant Real Madrid CF. he stadium officially opened in 1947. It bears the name of Real Madrid’s famous player and then president Santiago Bernabeu. The stadium can place 81 044 spectators.

Templo de Debod

The Debod Temple is an old Egyptian temple dating back to 2nd century BC. It was donated to Spain by Egpytian government. The ancient temple stands at the Cuartel de la Montaña Park of Madrid. Rare ancient Egpytian monument that can be seen outside of Egypt.

Gran Via
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Gran Via is Madrid's busiest lively shopping street with fierce night life. Today the street is also known as the Spanish Broadway. Gran Via's lively nightlife attracts thousands over Europe: the street that never sleeps. The busy Gran Via is one of the city's most important shopping hubs, with a large number of shops, stores, hotels, banks, restaurants, bars, cinemas and theatres.

Puerta del Sol

Puerta del Sol, is one of the most famous and busiest squares in Madrid city. The Puerta del Sol means Gate of the Sun in Spanish. The gate was designed with sun (sol) decors. Thus the square received its name. It has been a busy economic hub throughout history. It hosts city’s New Year celebration every year.

Estacion de Atocha

Atocha is Madrid's first and largest train station. It serves the Spanish capital for more than a century and a half, since 1851. It is on a walking distance from many major attractions like the Reina Sofia, the Real Jardin Botanico and Retiro Park.

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.

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