Guidebook for Madrid

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Guidebook for Madrid

Arts & Culture

Mainly dedicated to Spanish art. Highlights of the museum include excellent collections of Spain's two greatest 20th century masters, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí.
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Arzábal - Museo Reina Sofía
52 C. de Sta. Isabel
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Mainly dedicated to Spanish art. Highlights of the museum include excellent collections of Spain's two greatest 20th century masters, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí.
Constructed by architects Herzog & de Meuron in 2001-2007, it exhibits retrospectives of artists from earlier time periods and has evolved into one of the most visited museums in Madrid.
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CaixaForum Madrid
36 Paseo del Prado
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Constructed by architects Herzog & de Meuron in 2001-2007, it exhibits retrospectives of artists from earlier time periods and has evolved into one of the most visited museums in Madrid.
With over 1,600 paintings the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection was once the second largest private collection in the world after the British Royal Collection.
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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
8 Paseo del Prado
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With over 1,600 paintings the Thyssen-Bornemisza collection was once the second largest private collection in the world after the British Royal Collection.
One of the most visited museums in the world, considered one of the greatest. The numerous works by Goya, Velázquez, El Greco, Titian, Rubens and Bosch are some of the highlights of the collection.
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Museo Nacional del Prado
s/n Paseo del Prado
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One of the most visited museums in the world, considered one of the greatest. The numerous works by Goya, Velázquez, El Greco, Titian, Rubens and Bosch are some of the highlights of the collection.
The Royal Palace is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at the city. Several rooms in the palace are regularly open to the public except during state functions.
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Royal Palace of Madrid
s/n Calle de Bailén
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The Royal Palace is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at the city. Several rooms in the palace are regularly open to the public except during state functions.

Sightseeing

This is the centre (0Km) of the radial network of Spanish roads. The square also contains the famous clock whose bells mark the traditional eating of the Twelve Grapes and the beginning of a new year.
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Sol
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This is the centre (0Km) of the radial network of Spanish roads. The square also contains the famous clock whose bells mark the traditional eating of the Twelve Grapes and the beginning of a new year.
Plaza Mayor has been the scene of markets, bullfights, soccer games, public executions, and, during the Inquisition, "autos de fe" against supposed heretics and those condemned to death.
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Plaza Mayor
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Plaza Mayor has been the scene of markets, bullfights, soccer games, public executions, and, during the Inquisition, "autos de fe" against supposed heretics and those condemned to death.
The main railway station of the city, also served by Metro and rail network lines. A botanical garden of subtropical and tropical plants located in the old station houses more than 260 species.
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Madrid - Atocha Cercanias
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The main railway station of the city, also served by Metro and rail network lines. A botanical garden of subtropical and tropical plants located in the old station houses more than 260 species.
Cibeles is the name given to the marble fountain found in the Plaza Cibeles. The statue was made by Ventura Rodriguez. King Carlos III asked to have it made in 1716 and moved to the central position.
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Plaza de Cibeles
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Cibeles is the name given to the marble fountain found in the Plaza Cibeles. The statue was made by Ventura Rodriguez. King Carlos III asked to have it made in 1716 and moved to the central position.
The Fountain of Neptune is a neoclassical monument in the central place of the Plaza de Canovas del Castillo. It was designed in 1777 and construction started in 1782, ended in 1786 .
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Neptune Fountain
s/n Plaza Canovas del Castillo
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The Fountain of Neptune is a neoclassical monument in the central place of the Plaza de Canovas del Castillo. It was designed in 1777 and construction started in 1782, ended in 1786 .
The Sabatini Gardens are part of the Royal Palace and were opened to the public by King Juan Carlos I in 1978. They honor the name of an Italian architect who designed the royal stables of the palace.
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Sabatini Gardens
2 Calle de Bailén
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The Sabatini Gardens are part of the Royal Palace and were opened to the public by King Juan Carlos I in 1978. They honor the name of an Italian architect who designed the royal stables of the palace.

Entertainment & Activities

One of the largest parks of the city of Madrid, Spain. The park belonged to the Spanish Monarchy until the late 19th century, when it became a public park.
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El Retiro Park
7 Plaza de la Independencia
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One of the largest parks of the city of Madrid, Spain. The park belonged to the Spanish Monarchy until the late 19th century, when it became a public park.

Food Scene

Plaza de Santa Ana is a place located in the center of Madrid. This square has changed in several occasions throughout history, is located in the Barrio de las Letras.
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Plaza de Santa Ana
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Plaza de Santa Ana is a place located in the center of Madrid. This square has changed in several occasions throughout history, is located in the Barrio de las Letras.