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Best things to do in Madrid

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Soccer Stadium
“Madrid stadium and its museum. Worth a visit if you like football. Walking at 20 min from the flat”
136 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“A forest very near to the flat, with a wonderful 7 km river park ideal for cycling. You can access it by feet, after a de rigueur visit to the Palace Gardens, open to the public and free. ”
150 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
Cafeteria
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“The largest pedestrian shopping street! La calle peatonal más larga para ir de compras!”
135 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“A huge cultural center, with independent movies, theatre, exhibitions and restaurants and more.”
167 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“A reconstructed Egyptian temple gifted to the city by Egypt. Beautiful at sunset. ”
89 locals recommend
Park
“Park for a nice walk, which also has an outside terrace bar in it called Florida.”
120 locals recommend
Museum
“The story of Spain's ancient times told with archeological objects in a recently renovated historical building that is the back of the National Library, with the full size replica of the Altamira caves, with the astonishing pre-historic paintings. Nice little front garden and cafeteria. ”
44 locals recommend
Chocolate Shop
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“"Chocolate with churros". Chocolatería San Ginés is a popular chocolate shop in Madrid, founded in 1894 and located in the San Ginés passage, next to Puerta del Sol.”
155 locals recommend
Theatre
“A great atmosphere can be breath there. I recommend you to go to Cava Baja street, where you will be able to enjoy many restaurants, pubs and tapas with local peolple ”
144 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
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“Es muy barato y encontrarás todo lo que te imagines, tiene cinco plantas y es muy lindo. Súper recomendable!”
43 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
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
Spanish Restaurant
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“Our former King's favourite Tapas place in Madrid. If you're not a vegan and eat pork ask for the "Huevos estrellados" -Eggs with ham.”
98 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“A cultural center where you can have a coffee and do some laptop work (free wifi), there is also a rooftop area to enjoy a drink at. Just check times, as it is closed and/or has special events frequently. ”
135 locals recommend