What to see in Madrid

Madrid, like all major capital, has many places of interest for the restless traveler. Starting from the Puerta del Sol, or kilometer zeroThere are two proposals that will make you know the famous places of the center.

Photo of the Cibeles Fountain, Madrid, Spain

The first, the Old Madrid or the Habsburgs, allows us to do gastronomic tours through tascas, tapas bars and the oldest restaurants in the city. See the traditional craft shops that surround the Main Square wave Bakery House. Then the Royal Monasteries of the Incarnation and the Royal Barefoot that sheltered the ladies of the Royal House. The Royal Palace, residence of the monarch in front of the Plaza de Oriente, the Almudena Cathedral and the Royal Theatre.

The second, the Madrid of the Bourbons, where parks and architecture stand out. The Art Walk, in the Paseo del Prado. With the National Prado Museum, the country’s first art gallery, the Reina Sofía National Art Center Museum, which houses contemporary art and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, with one of the largest private collections in the world. Going through the Plaza de Cibeles, famous for being the place of popular sports celebrations and the Alcala Gate. The Royal Botanic GardenRelaxing oasis The National Archaeological Museum, guarding the history of the country.

We can’t stop talking about the axis of Modern Madrid, the Paseo de la Castellana, with the highest concentration of contemporary buildings in the city, the Neighborhood of salamanca with the big international firms and expensive residences. The Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, from the Real Madrid soccer team. The Chueca neighborhood, where the gay community has its center of activity and march. The wax Museum or the Liria Palace.
Already around the center, the bullring Monumental Sales, the Real tapestry factory…. It is impossible to list everything! You are hardly indifferent to this range of possibilities.

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