Reasons to visit Madrid

Madrid is the capital of Spain and one of the most visited cities in Europe. In addition to the beauty of its streets and squares. It is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain.

  • Visit the Prado Museum.
    The Prado Museum is one of the largest private art collections in the world. Like major European museums such as the louvre de paris and the uffici de florencia. It is due to the dynasty collection throughout the centuries. You can find collections such as velasquez, greco, goya, tiziano, rubens and el bosco and it has the most extensive collections worldwide. There are also works of murillo, ribera, zurbaran, rafael, veronese, tintoreto or van dyck.

There are the meninas of velasquez, the naked maja de goya, the garden of delights of el bosco, the 3 graces of rubens, to name a few.

Goya painting. Prado museum.
  • Walk the gran via.

The great street is the most famous street in Madrid. It begins in calle alcala and ends in calle españa. The road is one of the most transcendent streets in Spain, there were 300 houses to demolish and they live in 50 streets. You find fashion stores, restaurants and cinemas, although now it is turning into theaters, to give the street the name of Madrid’s broadway.

You can find important buildings like the metropolis, the hotel of the letters, the telephone building or the capitol building, with the appearance of movies like the day of the beast.

Gran via road
  • Eat a squid sandwich in the plaza mayor.

The main square is located in the center of the city near the royal palace and the door of the sun. It was one of the most beautiful squares in Spain. At the bottom you can eat a sandwich of calamari a gastronomic delight in Madrid.

Plaza mayor madrid
  • Breathe the atmosphere of the puerta del sol.

The door of the sun is one of the most popular squares since it is broadcast the chimes end of the year. The clock of the post office welcomes the new year with thousands of people.

In this square the statue of the Modroño bear is shown, which is the symbol of Madrid or zero kilometer where the radial streets of Madrid begin.

Walk through this square and also get infected with the environment is incredible. We can see as passers-by and also tourists walk and see places where the mimes are.

Puerta del sol madrid
  • Feel like a king in the royal palace.

The royal palace or the palace of east of madrid is the residence of the Spanish royal family. This palace is for receptions, ceremonies and official acts because the kings do not reside there but in the palace of the zarzuela. Its construction dates from 1738 and is considered one of the most beautiful castles in the world.

The palace is surrounded by gardens that can be visited by anyone.

As for the interior you can access it with a price of 10 euros, with a guide about 14 euros, or 5 euros with reduced entry (as students, youth card, over 65 and under 16).

Royal palace madrid

In a few days we will continue talking about them.