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Mercado De San Miguel

The historic Mercado de San Miguel, just off Plaza Mayor, has become one of the liveliest culinary spots in the city since it reopened in 2009 after a nearly six-year restoration. Prices are higher than Madrid’s more traditional markets, but neither the atmosphere nor the food at the market’s 30+ stalls disappoints.


Palacio De Cibeles (CentroCentro)

The Palacio de Cibeles, located in the heart of Madrid, is the most important building in the Plaza de Cibeles.


Banco De España

The Banco de España, located in the heart of Madrid, is the headquarters of the most important financial institution in the country.


Parks In Madrid

There are some beautiful public parks in Madrid – the city is much greener than what you can imagine. All these parks offer a pleasant refuge from the often hectic streets in the city, especially during summertime when the temperatures can be very high.


Madrid Museums

Madrid museums are among the best in the world. Actually, there is a long list of museums that you can visit while you are here. You probably won’t have time to go to each and every one (unless you love tourist rally trips…).


Guide To Madrid Attractions

The list of Madrid attractions can seem daunting on your first visit, regardless of how many days you plan to spend in the city.

There are fabulous sights to see in every corner of Madrid. The broad range of architectural history provides a sumptuous backdrop to city life. Here you can admire medieval mansions, royal palaces, Spanish contemporary skyscrapers, and sober red brickwork Baroque complexes.


Madrid Areas & Barrios

As soon as you start exploring some of the Madrid areas, you will discover that Madrid is a lively, cosmopolitan city that will always welcome you with open arms, taking you in as one of its own, without questions or distinctions.