Things to See and Do in Madrid, Spain

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Madrid is the capital of Spain and it is the country’s largest city with about 3.3 millions citizens. Madrid is also a well known tourist destination with many interesting historical attractions, as well as a very dynamic and modern city. In this post we will show you some of its attractions: Madrid City Hall, Plaza Mayor, Madrid’s bullfighting stadium, Metropolis Building, Palacio Real, Santiago Bernabéu Stadium and El Escorial.

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Madrid City Hall

City Hall is one of Madrid’s most amazing buildings. It is situated along the south side of the Plaza de Cibeles square.

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Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor is the central plaza in Madrid. It has a rectangular shape and is surrounded by three-story residential buildings.

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Madrid Bullfighting Stadium

Bullfighting is a Spanish tradition, especially in Madrid.

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Metropolis Building

The Metropolis Building is one of Madrid’s most iconic and one of the most photographed buildings in the city. It is located at the corner of the Calle de Alcala and Gran Via.

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Palacio Real

The Palacio Real de Madrid is the residence of the Spanish Royal Family, located in the center of Madrid.

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Santiago Bernabéu Stadium

Madrid is the home town of Real Madrid, one of the most famous football clubs in the whole world, if you are in Madrid you should visit Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.

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El Escorial

El Escorial is the historical residence of the King of Spain. It is located about 45km northwest of Madrid. This is a perfect destination if you get tired of the noisy city.

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Food

The food in Spain is excellent. You won’t regather whatever you chose to eat. Here we posted photos of  Pata Negra, a recognizable Spanish food.

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