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Plaza
“First Square in Madrid. Catch a Free Tour here if you can. We recommend SANDEMANs Free Tour.”
  • 431 locals recommend
Palace
“The Royal Palace of Madrid (Spanish: Palacio Real de Madrid) is the official residence of the Spanish royal family at the city of Madrid, although now only used for state ceremonies. The palace has 135,000 square metres (1,450,000 sq ft) of floor space and contains 3,418 rooms. It is the largest functioning royal palace and the largest by floor area in Europe.”
  • 340 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Gran Vía (literally "Great Way") is an ornate and upscale shopping street located in central Madrid. Today the street is known as the Spanish Broadway, and it is one of the streets with the most nightlife in Europe. It is known as the street that never sleeps. It leads from Calle de Alcalá, close to Plaza de Cibeles, to Plaza de España.”
  • 224 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“In addition to beeing an astonishing reconstruction of an ancient Egiptian Temple, it has one of the best views in Madrid, specially for sunsets. ”
  • 339 locals recommend
Market
“The San Miguel Market is the city’s gastronomic temple, the contemporary o fresh seafood brought from Galicia each day, the Mediterranean rice or the special cheese from Castile, Asturias or the Basque Country. The finest products and wine from the length and breadth of Spain are divided among 30 permanent”
  • 305 locals recommend
Church
“ A beautiful building, outside and in, and a place where those seeking a spiritual connection will surely find it. Located next to the Grand Palace in the heart of Madrid the Cathedral has an interesting history. Built in fits and starts over 100 years, you don't get a sense of dislocation or disorganization inside the space. What you'll find here is calm and meditative despite its obvious attraction to the tourists. There are boxes for donations throughout the church, but there is no actual fee to visit, pray, or simply tour the history here. Be sure to make the stop when in the area, you won't regret it.”
  • 104 locals recommend
Plaza
“Puerta del Sol is one of the most famous squares in Madrid and you can find some of the most important points and buildings in the capital.”
  • 106 locals recommend
Market
“The market is spread across three floors, the first focusing on perishable goods, the second boasts a tavern-wine bar and ten stalls providing cooking/takeaway services and the third is the Cocina de San Antón kitchen where customers can eat their goods bought on the first floor.”
  • 193 locals recommend
Plaza
“Plaza de España y Argüelles. Traditional Madrid with parks and gardens, bars, restaurants and the door to the university district. Museo del Traje is a great place to visit for its collection, temporary exhibits, architecture, gardens and restaurant. Monument dedicated to Cervantes.”
  • 91 locals recommend
Chocolate Shop
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“You cannot stay in Madrid without trying chocolate con churros 🍫, this is the most iconic place in all Madrid ”
  • 170 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
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“One of our guests favourites. Adored by fashion fans and value seekers in Madrid alike.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Plaza
“There are lots of food fruit and drinks even it's expensive but it recommended to see with your eyes.”
  • 119 locals recommend
Plaza
“Epicenter of Madrid - New year - la estatua del oso - carlos III sobre su cavallo - el 20 de mayo - lot of famous buildings historically, where people and merchants used to go for outside news. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Opera House
“Teatro Real (Royal Theatre) or simply El Real, as it is known colloquially, is a major opera house located in Madrid. Today the Teatro Real opera is one of the great theaters of Europe hosting large productions involving leading international figures in opera singing, musical direction, stage direction and dance. The theater offers visitors guided tours in several languages, including the auditorium, stage, workshops and rehearsal rooms. Founded in 1818 and inaugurated on 19 November 1850, it closed in 1925 and reopened in 1966. Beginning in 1988 it underwent major refurbishing and renovation works and finally reopened in 1997 with a capacity of 1,746 seats. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Casa Labra is a centenary tavern in which you´ll taste their specialty as the cod and the cod croquettes, You can taste this in an environment that has remained almost unchanged since 1860.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Cafeteria
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“Gran Via is our main shopping street with shops like H&M, Bershka, Lefties, Zara, and more.”
  • 58 locals recommend