Best Madrid Attractions

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    Monastery of the Barefoot Royals

    Founded in 1559 as a Franciscan convent and now a museum, the Monastery of the Barefoot Royals is known for its rich interiors and the splendid collection...

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    Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

    Named after Spain's current queen and housed in a former 18th century hospital, the Reina Sofia Museum features an impressive collection of 20th century and...

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    Plaza de Cibeles

    The Plaza de Cibeles is Madrid's most famous confluence of streets, where Paseo de Recoletos, Paseo del Prado and Calle de Alcalá meet. In the middle of...

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    Casa-Museo de Lope de Vega

    The Casa-Museo de Lope de Vega provides insight into the life of the celebrated Spanish playwright Lope de Vega as well as what life was like in Madrid...

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    Museo Thyssen Bornemisza

    Along with the Prado Museum and the Reina Sofia Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum forms what is known as the Golden Triangle of Art � Madrid's...

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    Plaza Mayor

    Madrid's Plaza Mayor is a grand, historical square in the heart of the city. There you should admire the mural-like facade of what is known as the Casa de...

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    Royal Palace

    With its beautiful Baroque exterior of white stone and opulent interiors designed to impress all who enter, Madrid's Royal Palace is a must see. Madrid's...

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    Bullfights at Las Ventas

    Inaugurated in 1931, Las Ventas is Spain's largest and most well-known bullring - the fights that take place there are followed across Spain and abroad. The...

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    Museo del Prado

    One of the world's most celebrated museums, Madrid's Prado Museum is an extensive first-class art gallery containing 16th to 19th century European art. The...

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