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How to see a bullfight in MadridHow to see flamenco in a tablao in MadridHow to see the Changing of the Guard in MadridHow to enjoy the city view from the gallery of the Royal Palace in MadridHow to dance on the roof of the Roof Bar in MadridHow to walk in the Sabatini Gardens in MadridHow to see the sunset on the observation deck of the Egyptian temple in Madrid27 things to doin 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.
Puerta del Sol is Madrid's main street, here is the zero kilometer, where begin their countdown all the roads of Spain. To stand on it means to be in the heart of the country.
In the Puerta del Sol there is a symbol of Madrid - bear with strawberry tree, which is look like the coat of arms of Madrid. When it first appeared in the square, citizens were perplexed, but soon got used to the unusual sculpture and now a cute bear flaunts on all the postcards of Madrid, key chains, and even souvenir dish.
In the Puerta del Sol are conveniently located office buildings, the Ministry of Finance, museums, the House of the Post Office, which has the clock at the top of, that batters on New Year's Eve.
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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.4
Parque del Oeste
In Oeste Park, in front of the Plaza of Spain, you can ride a cable car, stroll among the roses and see the Egyptian temple that was built 4 centuries ago.10
Elegant palace of glass, right in the middle of the Retiro Park, has been a must visit place for travelers to Madrid for 2000 years.2
Royal Palace of 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.35
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.14
Lighthouse of Moncloa
A notable TV tower is hundred meters high and provides the best views of the city from its observation deck.11
The oldest restaurant in the world, where worked as a waiter Goya, and at one table wrote books Ernest Hemingway.13
Plaza de Cibeles
The bright and huge square of Madrid, it is surrounded by palaces that close from prying eyes the gorgeous fountain Cibeles.1
Circulo de Bellas Artes
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.12
In past it was a favorite place of aristocracy, now it is a favorite vacation spot of Madrid citizens, where you can have a picnic.3
Square of Spain
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.10
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.22