Things to do in Madrid
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.
The monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, one of the eighth wonders of the Old World, is Philip II’s great masterpiece.
Matadero Madrid has become one of the capital’s principal hubs for avant-garde art and culture.
Some of Madrid’s most iconic sights are concentrated in the Puerta del Sol, considered to be the city’s beating heart. It’d be a crime to come to Madrid and not pay it a visit.
With a seating capacity of 24,000, the Las Ventas bullring is the third largest in the world and a striking example of Neo-Mudejar architecture.
Housed within a former power station, CaixaForum Madrid is a meeting point for fans of ancient, modern and contemporary art.
Built on the orders of Felipe V in 1738, the complex is now only used for State occasions and ceremonies; for the rest of the time, it is open to the public.
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.
The capital’s most famous street has been taking the pulse of Madrid society for a century.