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Sightseeing in Madrid

Art Museum
“One of the most important art museums in the world housing masterpieces from local and international artists, with a calendar of temporary exhibitions. ”
656 locals recommend
Seasonal eats in an modern space with an all-season terrace
“The contemporary arts center housed in a former historic hospital with an addition signed by French architect Jean Nouvel, that blends historic architecture and contemporary construction. Permanent collection with XIX-XXI art and temporary exhibits . Library, Bookstore, cafeteria. and gardens. Absolutely worth the visit. Check on free entrance days/hours.”
492 locals recommend
Art Museum
“An important private collection of masterpieces, now belonging to the state and shown in a recently renovated historic house. Also a good calendar of temporary exhibits and events from lectures, to films or seminars. Also guided and/private visits ”
335 locals recommend
Plaza
“A trip to the origins of the city. The Plaza Mayor in Madrid is one of the most emblematic points of the city, along with the Puerta del Sol, the Fuente de Cibeles or the Puerta de Alcalá.”
426 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.[1][2] It is the largest functioning royal palace and the largest by floor area in Europe.[3]”
314 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Egyptian temple of the 2nd century BC that was donated by Egypt to Spain in gratitude for the help given to save the temples of Abu Simbel together with UNESCO in 1968. DO NOT MISS THE SUNSET!! ”
311 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.”
107 locals recommend
Church
“(8 min walk) The cathedral of Madrid, Almudena Cathedral, was consecrated by Pope John Paul II in 1993 when it was completed. Felipe VI of Spain was married to Queen Letizia in this church.   ”
97 locals recommend
Garden
“A real paradise in the middle of the city showing specimens, founded three centuries ago when the years of plant hunting travels funded by Spanish kings and were collecting plants and from mostly everywhere. Very interesting design of layout, including a green house for exhibitions and events. A delicious visit!”
93 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.”
90 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“A reconstructed Egyptian temple gifted to the city by Egypt. Beautiful at sunset. ”
89 locals recommend
Art Museum
“(Metro Atocha - Linea 1) The museum is mainly dedicated to Spanish art. Highlights of the museum include excellent collections of Spain's two greatest 20thcentury masters, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. Certainly, the most famous masterpiece in the museum is Picasso's painting Guernica.”
39 locals recommend
Plaza
“Wonderful neighborhood where famous writers lived during the Spanish Golden Age. Very lively with a lot of bars and restaurants.”
119 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“One of the most known monuments in Madrid. Spectacular views of Calle Alcala from here. Retiro Park in one of the sides of the square. Cool terraces for eating or having a coffee day and night.”
22 locals recommend
Garden
“// Rooftop bar // Few places in Madrid have an aura as magical as the Royal Palace. Right in front of this emblematic building we find the Terrace of the Gardens of Sabatini, ideal to contemplate the sunset looking at the horizon and see how the tones of the sun that disappears mix with the green of the vegetation.”
65 locals recommend
Plaza
“Malasaña square with terraces, small market on sundays and bohemian atmosphere.”
84 locals recommend