PLACES TO SEE IN MADRID

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PLACES TO SEE IN MADRID

Plaza de Espana: A Prominent square which contains a large fountain and a sculpture of Cervantes and his famous Don Quixote and Sancho Panza characters.

Santiago Bernabéu Stadium: This stadium is the home of local club Real Madrid and football fanatics cannot miss a trip to this.

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía: This museum boasts one of the foremost collections of 20th and 21st-century Spanish art, with highlights including Picasso’s Guernica.

Museo del Prado: Museo del Prado exhibits the world’s most extensive and finest collection of Spanish art from the 12th to 19th centuries.

Palacio Real: The Palacio Real (Royal Palace) is an enormous palace, one of the biggest in Europe, and it is the official residence of the King of Spain though the royal family does not actually reside here. It is generally used only for state ceremonies. The Royal Palace is considered to be one of the most emblematic and beautiful buildings in Madrid, not only for its location but for its architecture and the artistic treasures in its rooms.

Other prominent places include the Plaza Mayor, Gran Vía, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Círculo de Bellas Artes, Parque del Buen Retiro to name a few.