Things To Do In Madrid

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1. Museo del Prado

Museo del Prado
3.7 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 11
things to do in Madrid

The most important Spanish national art museum is known as the Museo del Prado and it is located in the centre of Madrid city. It boasts of having the finest collections of European art in the world that dates back from the 12th century to the early 20th century.

2. El Retiro Park

El Retiro Park
3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
2 out of 11
things to do in Madrid

One of the largest parks in the Madrid city, El Retiro belonged to the Spanish Monarchy till the late 19th century. It is a beautiful park covering a large area and is filled with monuments, sculptures, galleries, lake and hosts a lot of events. The park is surrounded by the main city on all sides.

3. Puerta del Sol

Puerta del Sol
4.5 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 11
things to do in Madrid

Puerta del Sol is one of the busiest and most popular public squares in the city of Madrid. This is considered to be the centre of the radial network of roads in Spain. It features many popular attractions along with a large clock that is the centre attraction here.

4. Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor
4.3 /5

0 km
from city center
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things to do in Madrid

The central Plaza in the city of Madrid is known as the Plaza Mayor. The Plaza Mayor is rectangular and surrounded by three-storeyed residential buildings near the Puerta del Sol. The Plaza Mayor is dominated by the Casa de la Panaderia.

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5. Plaza de la Villa

Plaza de la Villa
4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 11
things to do in Madrid

The Plaza de la Villa, located in the historic centre of the city of Madrid, is situated next to the main street. Three small streets originated from it that corresponded to the medieval layout of the city. There are buildings of great historical value built around its main facades.

6. Palacio Real

Palacio Real
3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 11
things to do in Madrid

The Royal Palace of Madrid was the royal residence of the city of Madrid, now used only for state ceremonies. Located on Bailen Street, it is accessible from Opera metro station. The palace now contains furniture, paintings, ceramics and tapestries, which attract visitors from all over the world.

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7. Catedral de la Almudena

Catedral de la Almudena
3.8 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 11
things to do in Madrid

The seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madrid, Santa Maria la Real de La Almudena is a Catholic Cathedral. The interior of the cathedral is in the Neo-Gothic style, with a touch of contemporary art.

8. Gran Via

Gran Via
3.6 /5

0 km
from city center
8 out of 11
things to do in Madrid

Gran Via is one of the streets with the most happening nightlife in Europe. It is ornamented with numerous clubs, hotels, theatres and shopping centres displaying early 20th-century Spanish architecture.

9. Museo Reina Sofia

Museo Reina Sofia
3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 11
things to do in Madrid

Museo Reina Sofia is the national museum of the modern art. Located in Madrid, it is dedicated to the 20th century art in Spain. It has collections of artists like Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. The most important painting is Guernica by Picasso.

10. Temple of Debod

Temple of Debod
3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
10 out of 11
things to do in Madrid

The Temple of Debod was originally built in Aswan in Upper Egypt and was dedicated to the goddess Isis in Philae. The Debod temple has been reconstructed in the West Park of Madrid, located near the Plaza Espana Square and the Royal Palace.

11. Plaza de Cibeles

Plaza de Cibeles
3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
11 out of 11
things to do in Madrid

Considered as one of the famous landmarks of the city, Plaza de Cibeles is a square which has a neo classical complex of marble sculptures and fountains. It is situated at the intersection point of Calle de Alcala, Paseo de Recoletosa and Paseo del Prado. There are four marvellous buildings that dominate the square: The Bank of Spain, the Palacio de Linares, the Palacio de Buena vista and the Cybele Palace.

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What are the top hotels in Madrid?

There are 4587 Hotels in Madrid which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Madrid are Metropol Rooms Chamberí, Friendly Rentals Barcelo, Heima Serrano Penthouse, Mercado San Miguel & Pl Mayor Apartment, Apartment Maldonado, Apartamento Lujo Velazquez 160. You can see all the hotels in Madrid here

What are the top activities in Madrid?

The top activities in Madrid are Toledo and Segovia from Madrid, Avila and Segovia Full Day Guided Tour from Madrid, Flamenco Show at Corral de la Moreria, Madrid City Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour, Las Rozas Village Shopping Express With Optional EUR50 Gift Card, Royal Palace of Madrid Guided Tour with Fast Track Access.

What are the top shopping places in Madrid?

The top shopping places in Madrid are Plaza Mayor, Plaza de la Villa, Plaza de Cibeles.

What are the top sightseeing places in Madrid?

The top sightseeing places in Madrid are Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Plaza de la Villa, Palacio Real, Catedral de la Almudena, Museo del Prado.

How much does a package cost for Madrid?

The packages for Madrid start at INR 35693 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

How can I commute within Madrid?

Madrid boasts about having one of the best public transport systems in the world. It has the second largest metro network in Europe. The buses and subways also form a very well integrated network. One can get travel passes for getting around. The subway or the underground is the best option for daily commutation as it is a less expensive option. Whatever places the metro places don't cover, the buses do it. There are also night buses in the city. Madrid also has the option of travelling by local trains.
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