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Things to do in Madrid 21

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See a bullfight in Madrid
Joan Naples See a bullfight#1 of 21 things to do in Madrid

You have a chance to see the cruel bullfighting, which is banned in many countries, from the best places on the arena.

How much: from 14 euros#unusual#authentic#cultural#shows#antikarma#brutalLas Ventas
See flamenco in a tablao in Madrid
WALLis See flamenco in a tablao#2 of 21 things to do in Madrid

Madrid is the capital of flamenco and you can enjoy this fiery dance in tablao, a restaurant with a stage for flamenco.

How much: from 35 euros#authentic#cultural#showsMadrid
See the Changing of the Guard in Madrid
Eugene Krasowski See the Changing of the Guard#3 of 21 things to do in Madrid

Near the Royal Palace the Changing of the Guard ceremony takes place, which is definitely worth seeing!

How much: free#authentic#free#culturalRoyal Palace of Madrid
Dance on the roof of the Roof Bar in Madrid
María Alejandra Dance on the roof of the Roof Bar#4 of 21 things to do in Madrid

You can have a great time in the company of locals at the terrace of The Roof bar, where you will find the coolest parties of the city.

How much: from 15 euros#views#fun#adultThe Roof Bar
Enjoy the city view from the gallery of the Royal Palace in Madrid
Eugene Krasowski Enjoy the city view from the gallery of the Royal Palace#5 of 21 things to do in Madrid

There is a gallery in the residence of the Kings of Spain where you can find a stunning view of Madrid.

How much: from 8 euros#authentic#strolling#viewsRoyal Palace of Madrid
See the sunset on the observation deck of the Egyptian temple in Madrid
Harper Fuller See the sunset on the observation deck of the Egyptian temple#6 of 21 things to do in Madrid

On the terrace of the ancient Egyptian temple you will see the most beautiful sunset in Madrid.

How much: free#free#strolling#views#romanticDebod Temple
Drink coffee on the terrace with the best views of Madrid in Madrid
Maybe Me Drink coffee on the terrace with the best views of Madrid#7 of 21 things to do in Madrid

Take the lift to the terrace and you will be amazed of beauty that opens in front of you!

How much: from 4 euros#views#romantic#selfieTartan Roof Restaurant
Have a dinner in the oldest restaurant in the world in Madrid
J Carr Have a dinner in the oldest restaurant in the world#8 of 21 things to do in Madrid

Take suckling lamb and a glass of wine in the oldest restaurant in the world.

How much: from 25 euros#unusual#authentic#romantic#luxuryBotin Restaurant
See the procession of sheep through the city in Madrid
Kateryna Plakhotna See the procession of sheep through the city#9 of 21 things to do in Madrid

Every year flocks of sheep pass through the central streets, where they are greeted by the locals.

How much: free#unusual#authentic#free#animalsMadrid
Try gazpacho in Madrid
oddviser Try gazpacho#10 of 21 things to do in Madrid

In the hottest time of the year the only thing can help you against heat - the most famous Spanish cold soup gazpacho!

How much: from 4 euros#cuisineMadrid
Walk in the Sabatini Gardens in Madrid
J Carr Walk in the Sabatini Gardens#11 of 21 things to do in Madrid

Near the Royal Palace you can relax on a bench next to the noisy fountains and green idols made of boxwood and privet.

How much: free#free#strolling#selfie#romanticSabatini Gardens
Enjoy Madrid from the roof of Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid
Maybe Me Enjoy Madrid from the roof of Circulo de Bellas Artes#12 of 21 things to do in Madrid

Use the lift, reach the roof and see the sunset on the best viewing platform.

How much: from 4 euros#views#selfie#romanticCirculo de Bellas Artes
Get on the top of the Lighthouse of Moncloa in Madrid
WALLis Get on the top of the Lighthouse of Moncloa#13 of 21 things to do in Madrid

In Madrid you will notice the Lighthouse of Moncloa - TV tower with the best viewing platform.

How much: from 3 euros#strolling#viewsLighthouse of Moncloa
Have a picnic on the Square of Spain in Madrid
Kateryna Plakhotna Have a picnic on the Square of Spain#14 of 21 things to do in Madrid

Go on a picnic in the heart of Madrid, the Square of Spain, which is surrounded by fountains and statues.

How much: free#free#romanticSquare of Spain
Try tortilla in Madrid
Abarrane Try tortilla#15 of 21 things to do in Madrid

Order tortilla with potatoes, eggs and onions in a local restaurant for a breakfast and feel yourself like a real Spaniard.

How much: from 10 euros#cuisineMadrid
Try churros in Madrid
oddviser Try churros#16 of 21 things to do in Madrid

You should to follow the example of Spanish at breakfast and try churros - delicious choux based snack.

How much: from 4 euros#cuisine#souvenirsMadrid
Find zero kilometer on Puerta del Sol in Madrid
J Carr Find zero kilometer on Puerta del Sol#17 of 21 things to do in Madrid

Find the center of Madrid, where all the Spanish roads start.

How much: free#free#strolling#selfiePuerta del Sol
Try tapas in Madrid
Abarrane Try tapas#18 of 21 things to do in Madrid

Pass from one bar in Madrid to another, order in each of them a beer or a glass of wine and try the traditional snack tapas.

How much: price unknown#cuisineMadrid
Try Cocido Madrileño in Madrid
oddviser Try Cocido Madrileño#19 of 21 things to do in Madrid

Try the pearl of Madrid cuisine - a dish which is served in three phases and has several kinds of meat and sausages that give it a special taste.

How much: from 20 euros#cuisineMadrid
Try sangria in Madrid
Кристина Нестеренко Try sangria#20 of 21 things to do in Madrid

The best beverage in Spain is made from wine and fruits. It chills during the heat in summer and can warm you in winter.

How much: from 1 euro#cuisineMadrid
See Puerta de Alcalá in Madrid
klia balo See Puerta de Alcalá#21 of 21 things to do in Madrid

In the Independence Square, in the heart of Madrid, you will see the calling card of this city - the monumental gate.

How much: free#free#strollingAlcalá Gate
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Places to visit in Madrid 13

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Royal Palace of Madrid
Royal Palace of Madrid#1 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

The residence of the Kings of Spain, where you can look at the decoration of the luxurious rooms, see works of famous painters, and once a month see the changing of the guard.

#palaces#sightsMadrid
Las Ventas
Las Ventas#2 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

Las Ventas bullring is one of the biggest and most famous bullring in the world, all bullfighters in the world want to be on this arena.

#bullrings#stadiumsMadrid
The Roof Bar
The Roof Bar#3 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

The bar is located at the top of the hotel Melia and is considered bohemian place where you can meet the "golden youth" of Madrid and find the coolest parties in town.

#barsMadrid
Puerta del Sol
Puerta del Sol#4 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

The central area of the city where is a zero kilometer, all roads of Madrid begin, and where is a symbol of the city - the bear with strawberry tree.

#squares#sightsMadrid
Tartan Roof Restaurant
Tartan Roof Restaurant#5 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

The restaurant on the roof of the Círculo de Bellas Artes with incredible views of Madrid and the excellent cuisine of different countries.

#restaurants#terracesMadrid
Debod Temple
Debod Temple#6 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

The unique building for Spain, which was built in Egypt about 2000 years ago and was dedicated to the goddess Isis. Now it is located in the West Park.

#temples#sightsMadrid
Botin Restaurant
Botin Restaurant#7 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

The oldest restaurant in the world, where worked as a waiter Goya, and at one table wrote books Ernest Hemingway.

#restaurants#sightMadrid
Sabatini Gardens
Sabatini Gardens#8 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

Located on the site of the former stables, the gardens are made in French style, and considered to be a decoration of the Royal Palace.

#gardens#parks#sightsMadrid
Circulo de Bellas Artes
Circulo de Bellas Artes#9 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

It is located on the main street of Madrid - Gran Via, this building is not very popular among traveler and not all inhabitants of Madrid are aware of its existence.

#museums#galleriesMadrid
Lighthouse of Moncloa
Lighthouse of Moncloa#10 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

TV Tower, about a hundred meters high is near the Museum of America and from it you can see the roofs of buildings of Madrid.

#towers#viewpointsMadrid
Square of Spain
Square of Spain#11 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

This is the main square of Madrid, the largest square in Spain and the place where the most beautiful buildings of the city are located.

#squares#sightsMadrid
Alcalá Gate
Alcalá Gate#12 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

Combining baroque and neoclassicism, the gate in the Independence Square in Madrid has been one of the most beautiful sights of the city for a long time.

#monuments#sightsMadrid
Plaza de Cibeles
Plaza de Cibeles#13 of 13 places to visit in Madrid

The bright and huge square of Madrid, it is surrounded by palaces that close from prying eyes the gorgeous fountain Cibeles.

#squares#sightsMadrid

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