Things to do with friends in Madrid
The Museo del Prado, situated on Madrid’s so-called Paseo del Arte, is a must-visit, as it houses the largest collection of Spanish painting in the world.
A 2,200-year-old place of worship, a gift presented to Spain by the Egyptian Government, has dominated the Montaña de Príncipe Pío since 1972.
Cosmopolitan and modern, the Chueca district is buzzing whatever the hour. The neighbourhood is ideal for shopping, dinner or enjoying the nightlife on offer.
Housed within a former power station, CaixaForum Madrid is a meeting point for fans of ancient, modern and contemporary art.
This district in the centre of Madrid, said to have once been the city’s Jewish quarter, is today home to over 88 different nationalities, and a unique melting pot of cultures, art, and gastronomy.
Located in the Paseo de la Castellana, and with capacity for 81,044 spectators, the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is the domain of the team that holds more trophies than any other in Europe.
The district that spawned the Movida Madrileña is now home to hipster barbers, alternative shops and veggie restaurants, while still preserving its classic bars.
The first train station in the capital, inaugurated in 1851, is Spain’s primary railway station and stands out for its late-nineteenth-century canopy.
The tomb of the Spanish dictator, along with the remains of 33,000 fighters who took part in the Spanish Civil War, rests at the foot of a huge stone cross commemorating Spain’s darkest hour.
Parque Warner Madrid and Parque de Atracciones de Madrid offer adrenaline, performances and entertainment for everyone.