Things to see in Madrid
It took over 100 years and 6 architects to construct this immense church set in the heart of the city.
La Latina, with its medieval past and maze-like streets, is the perfect neighbourhood for sampling Madrid’s long-standing tradition of going out for a vermouth.
Discover this large square in the north of the city, crossed by Avenida de la Castellana and the epicentre of the Madrid’s financial district replete with skyscrapers.
Madrid’s Botanical Garden, dating from 1755, is home to exotic plants and trees from every corner of the planet.
In the centre of Madrid, the Plaza de España occupies a green space, surrounded by the city’s first skyscrapers. The statue of Don Quijote watches over everything that happens in the capital from Gran Vía to Madrid Río.
Madrid’s opera house combines state-of-the-art technology with a refined, elegant ambience that transports us back to the nineteenth century. Let the show begin at the Teatro Real de Madrid!
Since its renovation and reopening in 2011, the San Antón Market has become the epicentre of good gastronomy in the Chueca area of Madrid.
You are invited to discover the Hipódromo de la Zarzuela, a green space covering 110 hectares—perfect for a fun day out.
The Plaza de Cibeles is set among some of the great icons of Madrid, such as the Fountain of Cibeles, the Bank of Spain, and the Linares and Cibeles Palaces. It is also the hallowed ground for celebrating sporting victories.
If the traveller puts in the effort, a walk through the Barrio de las Letras could transport them, at least symbolically, back to Madrid’s Golden Age.