The Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid) is the official residence of Juan Carlos I of Spain, but he uses it only for official acts. It is a baroque palace full of artworks is one of the largest European Royal Palaces, which is characterized by its luxurious rooms and its rich c
Prado Museum : Madrid is considered one of the top European destinations concerning art museums. Best known is the Golden Triangle of Art, located along the Paseo del Prado and comprising three museums. The most famous one is the Prado Museum, known for such highlights as Diego Velá
The Reina Sofía Museum, in full Reina Sofía National Art Museum (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, abbreviated as MNCARS), is the Spain's national museum of 20th-century art. The museum is mainly dedicated to Spanish art. Highlights of the museum include excel
The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza) is an art museum that fills the historical gaps in its counterparts' collections: in the Prado's case this includes Italian primitives and works from the English, Dutch and German schools, while in the case of the Reina Sofía
The Museum of the Americas (Museo de América) is a National museum that holds artistic, archaeological and ethnographic collections from the whole American continent, ranging from the Paleolithic period to the present day. The permanent exhibit is divided into five major thematical
The National Museum of Natural Sciences (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales) is the National Museum of Natural History of Spain. The research departments of the museum are: Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Ecology, Paleobiology, Vulcanology and Geology.
The Naval Museum (Museo Naval) is managed by the Ministry of Defence. The Museum's mission is to acquire, preserve, investigate, report and display for study, education and contemplation, parts, sets and collections of historical, artistic, scientific and technical related to naval activit
The Convent of Las Descalzas Reales (Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales) resides in the former palace of King Charles I of Spain and Isabella of Portugal. Their daughter, Joan of Austria, founded this convent of nuns of the Poor Clare order in 1559. Throughout the remainder of the 16th cen
The Museum of Lázaro Galdiano (Museo de Lázaro Galdiano) houses an encyclopedic collection specializing in decorative arts. Apart from paintings and sculptures it displays 10th-century Byzantine enamel; Arab and Byzantine ivory chests; Hellenistic, Roman, medieval, renai
The National Museum of Romanticism (Museo Nacional de Romanticismo) contains a large collection of artefacts and art, focusing on daily life and customs of the 19th century, with special attention to the aesthetics about Romanticism.The Cerralbo Museum (Museo Cerralbo) houses a private col
The National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropología) provides an overview of the different cultures in the world, with objects and human remains from around the world, highlighting a Guanche mummy of the island of Tenerife.
The Sorolla Museum (Museo Sorolla) is located in the building in which the Valencian Impressionist painter had his home and workshop. The collection includes, in addition to numerous works of Joaquín Sorolla, a large number of objects that possessed the artist, including sculptures
CaixaForum Madrid is a post-modern art gallery in the centre of Madrid. It is sponsored by the Catalan-Balearic bank La Caixa and located next to the Salón del Prado. Although the CaixaForum is a modern building, it also exhibits retrospectives of artists from earlier time periods a
Is an exhibition space in Cibeles Palace, formerly the Palace of Communications and now the City Hall. Two social areas have been set up and offer catalogues and publications about current exhibitions and cultural events along the Art Walk. Near these social areas are two large street maps
Matadero Madrid, literally "Madrid Abattoir", is a complex situated by the river Manzanares and their buildings shape an architectural ensemble devoted to performance arts, which is managed and programmed by the Teatro Español. Matadero is a flexible area that allows the autonomous
The Estadio Santiago Bernabéu is an all-seater football stadium in Madrid, Spain. It was inaugurated on 14 December 1947 and is owned by Real Madrid Club de Fútbol. It has a current capacity of 85,454 spectators.El Bernabéu, renamed in honour of their former chairman S
Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, commonly known as Real Madrid, is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain. Founded in 1902 as Madrid Football Club, has traditionally worn a white home kit since. The word Real is Spanish for royal and was bestowed to the club by King Alf
The center was opened in (1992 AD) on an area of (12000 square meters), and it was established with a donation from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz, and that was after the Municipality of Madrid in the late eighties of the last century abdicated the plot of
Near the royal palace is the city church, and it is noted that the name of the church is derived from Arabic origin, and it is one of the largest and most modern churches in Spain. It was built and renewed more than once, and at the end of (1993 AD) it was officially announced that it woul
Gran Vía is one of the most important commercial areas of the city. It also has a large number of hotels, in addition to being full of cinemas, theaters, restaurants, cafes, etc ... which has made it one of the most popular avenues for passers-by. But what makes this street so s
Gran Via Street starts from this magnificent green square, and in the middle of the square there is a monument to the Spanish writer Cervantes and next to it is a model of the protagonists of his novel Don Quixote and Panza Al-Falah. Adjacent to the square are two of the world's tallest
After the square of Spain and you are on the Quran Street, facing the square of Ciao. The area surrounding this square is the official venue for cinema showrooms, with more than six adjacent cinemas. Close to this square are two important landmarks, the Telefonica Building, which was built
After Clau Square and you are on Qur'an Via Street, you will meet Siblis Square: in the middle of this square is a wonderful fountain surrounding a monument to the symbol of Greek fertility Cibeles: near this square is the post office (Palacio de Comunicaciones), which was completed in (19
The Alcala Gate (or the Citadel) in Arabic is considered the end of the Qur'an Via Street, and the Citadel Gate is one of the most important landmarks of Madrid and it is also considered a national landmark that the Spanish government has no right to remove or amend. In the middle of this
This square is one of the oldest squares in Madrid and it is very close to Madrid's grand square known as the Plaza Mayor. Surrounded by the city square, three important buildings are the Casa de la Villa, which was built in the year (1696 AD) to be the main hall of Madrid, and was used as
Sun Gate Square is the central square of Madrid and one of the most famous places in the capital. This lively Plaza de Madrid is a short walk from the no less famous Plaza Mayor. Originally the Puerta del Sol was a section of the city gate to the east and was decorated with an image
The Great Square in Madrid was built in (1617 AD): It is considered the heart of the city of Madrid, where it is surrounded by (136 houses) overlooking it (437 balconies) used to witness the events that take place in this square: executions took place, then it became used as a bullring, an
Atocha Train Station is the oldest station in Madrid, and it was opened in the year (1851 AD), and then it was renewed after a massive fire in the year (1892 AD). In the year (1992 AD), it appeared in its present and distinct shape, with an iron and glass ceiling. You can monitor the train
This circuit can accommodate more than (25,000 visitors) after continuous improvements since its construction in (1931 AD) in the Arab style. As it is considered one of the most important wrestling arenas in the world, and every Sunday there is a festival for bullfighting. You will be fort
The Rastro market is one of the largest open markets in the world, as this market includes everything that comes to mind for the shopper. Vendors gather every Sunday from Morocco to the Plaza de Cascorro, south of Plaza Mayor. The market can be easily reached by La Latina Metro Station.
This huge park is considered the lung of Madrid: it was originally the area of the Palace of Recreation of King Philip VI, the palace was destroyed in the Civil War, and the gardens remained, which are considered the breath of the Madridians: there are many festivals and exhibitions, esp
The Military Museum is considered the most important museum in Madrid for the Arab tourist> as it includes in its flanks, specifically on the upper floor of the Arab Hall, which contains clothes and the sword of King Abu Abdullah Al Sagheer, the last Muslim king in Andalusia. The museum
A wonderful museum is worth a visit, in which there are many figures made of wax: and among the most important Arab figures in it are Yasser Arafat, Saddam and King Mohammed VI, King of Morocco: In addition there are figures that represent some immortal Islamic figures such as Abdul Rahman
Plaza Colon Square in the middle of the square, a model commemorating the memory of travelers Columbus: This model was built in the year (1885 AD): surrounded by a wonderful garden, the area near this square includes both the Wax Museum and the Palace of Justice (Palace of Justice)
This street crosses the modern commercial area in northern Madrid, and the first thing that attracts attention in this square is the two sloping Kio Towers that were built by KOC. On the same street looking south, you find the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. On the opposite side, two skyscraper
This Egyptian antiquity is found near the square of Spain, and it is almost from the history of the Pharaonic king Tut Ging Amun from the second century BC. It is considered the oldest model in history, Madrid. The Egyptian government presented a gift to Spain in appreciation of the effort
Casa de Campo Gardens are located on the West Bank of the Manazinars River in the area behind the Royal Palace: It is possible to enjoy walking around the lake in these gardens, in addition to the presence of a number of swimming pools and tennis courts: The most important thing in this re
Warner Bros Games City (30 km) is from Madrid, and it is considered one of a series of gaming cities spread around the world: This city bears the name of the famous cartoon character Woodpecker, and is considered one of the most important game cities in Madrid: it consists of five regions,
The Faunia Reserve is one of the largest nature reserves in the world. And it includes many wonderful forms of wildlife and water, and can roam for several hours and see interesting shows such as dolphins and penguins. It is one of the favorite places for children, and adults can enj
After enjoying sightseeing in Madrid, you can take a rest and relax in the Arab bath. It is also possible after the completion of the Arab bath to take a massage session to restore the activity. In the end, lunch can be taken in the center's restaurant, while enjoying the accompanying arti
One of the largest commercial complexes in Europe, where it includes most of the famous and international brands: There is also one of the most beautiful slopes covered in ice skating and it is the only one of its kind in Spain: In addition to that there are many electronic games halls and
The Neptune Fountain is an iconic marble fountain representing Neptune, god of the sea, holding a trident and a coiled serpent. Walk around the fountain and see the water coming out of the dolphins and other marine animals pulling their floats, and appreciate the architecture and culture s
The Plaza de Oriente is a pedestrian plaza that borders the Royal Palace of Madrid. The square was designed in the mid-19th century and is adorned with small gardens and many statues.
Plaza de Oriente is behind Madrid's Royal Theatre , opposite the eastern entrance to the Royal Pa
Madrid is really a wonderful city where you can find almost anything you can buy because it has shops with the most luxurious international brands and well-known brands and also has a lot of popular markets in which you can buy things that a visitor really wonder how he can finds things li
In Madrid it is quite easy to find a place to spend the night, thanks to the large number of hotels, pensions, hostels and rooms.
In Madrid you can find what you really want: from ultra-luxurious rooms in more expensive hotels to mini-hotels, where you will feel at home thanks to the fr
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