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Madrid Tourist Attractions Spain - As soon as you step off of the plane in Madrid, you will get the sense that there is so much more than meets the eye. Scattered about the city are vacation gems that await your tourist discovery. Many open their minds when they visit Madrid attractions, such as to soak up the sights at the many fine museums. Many open their lungs and take in the fresh air about the Real Jardín Botánico (Royal Botanical Gardens). Many open their mind and mingle with locals at the markets, hotels, restaurants, and other attractions in Madrid.

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The city is filled with many different districts to explore, which all have there own flair and style to impress. Castellana is home to the Prado and the Thyssen Bornemisza, which are very well known in the art community. In Sol, Madrid tourist attractions like the Palacio Real (Royal Palace) and Teatro Real (Opera House) are located. Gran Via brings you to a wealth of 20th-century architecture that hails from the Franco era. The Royal Palace, the Opera House and the Plaza Mayor are also popular Madrid attractions that can be found throughout Madrid de los Austrias.

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Basílica del Valle de los Caídos
Carretera de Guadarrama
Madrid, Spain
Many come to view the enormous cross that is displayed on Franco’s tomb. Head for Valle de Cuelgamuros when you wish to visit this sight.

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Biblioteca Nacional
Paseo de Recoletos, 20
Madrid, Spain
You don’t have to share a love of books to enjoy visiting this tourist attraction. Once you enter this interesting neoclassical building, you will encounter sophisticated carvings, Corinthian columns and statues of Alfonso X.

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Real Jardín Botánico (Botanical Garden)
Across Calle de Alfonso XII
Madrid, Spain
Take in the breath of fresh air as you visit with more than 104 species of trees and 3,000 types of plants that have accumulated since the 18th century. This sight can be found on the southwest corner of Parque de Retiro.

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Palacio Real
Madrid, Spain
When looking for the best palace to visit in the city, this site can be located on a ridge situated above the Manzanares River and Campo del Moro Park. Dating back to the mid-18th century, there is an impressive 2,000 rooms on the premises that are filled with chandeliers and marble columns to say the least.

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Manzanares el Real
12713 Fort Caroline Rd
Madrid, Spain
The best castle you can pay a visit to in central Spain offers some of the best mountain scenes. The towers and ramparts come from a long line of construction that dates back to the 15th century.

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Gran Vía
Madrid, Spain
Gran Via is known as one of the most famous streets in Madrid, which offer views of remarkable buildings and friendly neighborhood locals. Shoppers, partiers, and theatregoers will all find something satisfying in this section of town.

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Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales
Madrid, Spain
Located in the middle of Madrid, this attraction is situated close to the Gran Via. The monastery was once a medieval palace until the 16rth century. Inside, you will find decorative frescos, Flemish tapestries, and various paintings that are all worth a second look.

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Bolivia 9
Madrid, Spain
When visiting this site, you will encounter a food haven that stands at two stories tall. Some of the best produce is offered here, including an impressive selection of fruits and vegetables.

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Iglesia de San Isidro (Colegiata)
Toledo, 37
Madrid, Spain
This church is a popular sight among tourists because it is the home to the tomb of San Isidro. On the premises, there is also a wealth of painting and impressive Baroque architecture.

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Madrid, Spain
When you want to enjoy the best sights of the city, this is the place to be. Here, you can catch a better glimpse of attractions, such as the Royal Palace, Manzanares River, and Casa del Campo.

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Madrid Interesting Facts

  • In 1329, King Fernando V assembled The Court of Madrid for the first time.
  • The famous Kilometre 0, from which all Spain’s 6 National highways start is Puerta del Sol.
  • Picasso’s famous Guernica painting is housed at the Reina Sofia art museum.
  • The Madrid monument The Templo de Debod is an Egyptian monument from 4th century BC.
  • Felipe II made Madrid Spain’s capital back in 1561.
  • San Isidro is the male patron saint of Madrid Spain.
  • Madrilenos celebrate a popular uprising against the French every year on May 2nd.
  • The Teleferico is Madrid’s only cable car.
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You can book you hotel in Madrid Spain here. Some Madrid Spain hotels offer up to 70% discount for online hotel reservations.
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Madrid Map

Madrid Map We have a great street map of Madrid Spain for you here. You can pan around the interactive map of Madrid to find any location you need.

Madrid Weather

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Madrid Spain is such a beautiful city to visit. We have gathered a selection of photos of Madrid Spain for you to enjoy.
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