Things to see in Madrid
Located in the centre of Madrid, this green space combines recreation, culture and architecture with a thrilling story about the decline of the absolute monarchy in Spain.
Having borne witness to everything from royal proclamations and celebrations to executions, Madrid’s Plaza Mayor is an emblem of the city, championed by the Habsburg dynasty.
The capital’s most famous street has been taking the pulse of Madrid society for a century.
Cosmopolitan and modern, the Chueca district is buzzing whatever the hour. The neighbourhood is ideal for shopping, dinner or enjoying the nightlife on offer.
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.
This linear park provides nature, beautiful views, sport, culture and even a beach in the seven kilometres along which it borders the banks of the Manzanares river.
The Puerta de Alcalá in the centre of Madrid has been privileged to witness the historic development of the city. Set among gardens and located close to the Parque del Retiro [Retiro Park], it continues to catch the attention of the city’s inhabitants and visitors alike.
The district that spawned the Movida Madrileña is now home to hipster barbers, alternative shops and veggie restaurants, while still preserving its classic bars.
Located on the west side of the capital, the Casa de Campo stopped functioning as a royal hunting estate to become a place of enjoyment and entertainment for Madrilenians.
Located by the Plaza Mayor, in the heart of the area known as ‘The Madrid of the Habsburgs’, the San Miguel market is a must for foodies.