Madrid is the capital of Spain, the first city by number of tourists in the country and among the top 10 most visited in Europe, but why it attracts an high number of tourists each year so? the answer is in fact that Madrid is a living city, a city that never sleeps, where the desire to live is so big, people are friendly and love to have fun, but let’s see in detail what to see in Madrid for a trip with an unforgettable taste .
1. Puerta Del Sol
Puerta Del Sol is the most beautiful square in the downtown of Madrid, inside it is possible to admire the typical architecture of the center, the streets of Puerta Del Sol are well connected to the rest of the city’s attractions and can be reached via the line one, two or three of the subway station or by urban bus.
2. Plaza Mayor
Plaza Mayor is among the most characteristic and fascinating squares not only of Madrid but of Spain. The square is completely surrounded by buildings and is accessed from the galleries you see in the picture, inside the square you can have a coffee in one of the many bars or restaurants and admire all its charm.
3. Gran Via
Among the things to see in Madrid you can’t lose Gran Via, one of the most important streets of the city where you will feel really small in front of the magnificence of the buildings on its sides, buildings with unique architecture that give a touch of royalty and class in the historic center of Madrid.
4. Museo Del Prado
Of course during your stay in Madrid a visit to the Museo Del Prado is a must have. It is a neoclassical building designed by the Spanish architect Juan Villanuova, inside which you can find masterpieces ranging from the twelfth century to the nineteenth century, not only over 70,000 paintings but also sculptures and much more. The Museo Del Prado is world famous for hosting the world’s largest collection of works by the Flemish painter Hieronymus Bosch.
5. Parque De El Retiro
To see in Madrid there is also El Parque De El Retiro, a huge green space that we can consider the lung of Madrid, a park able to attract every year especially in the summer thousands of tourists, to note is the fountain dedicated to the devil or ” La Fuente Del Angel Caldo “, obviously this is not a tribute but simply an art.
6. Palacio Real
Finally you can not end your stay in Madrid without seeing the Palacio Real, even if the real residence of the King and the royal family is located in the northern suburbs of the city. The palace was built by order of King Albert V in rococò style, in fact the rooms of the building are distinguished by the splendor that characterize them. Inside you can find paintings by famous artists such as Velasquez, Goya, Caravaggio and Tipeolo.
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