Madrid, Spain

Madrid, Spain

Madrid, Spain (credit)

#2 in Best Places to Visit in Spain - Madrid is an incredible city known all over the world that has so much in store for tourists.

Madrid Spain Attractions

To admire the large collection of olden-day Spanish paintings from artists like Goya and Velázquez, check out the Prado Museum. Created between 1904-29, the Gran Via displays early 20th century architecture everywhere you turn and is a beautiful zone to walk through. The Royal Palace, one of Europe’s grandest, has over 2000 rooms and is as sensational as the Versailles one it was modeled after. With its large lake, museums and monuments, Retiro Park is simply delightful. Inside, be sure to give the army museum (or Museo del Ejército) a shot. Other attractions include Plaza Mayor, Alcalá street, Cibeles Palace, Fountain of Cybele, Monument to Alfonso XII, Fountain of Neptune, Campo del Moro Gardens, Las Ventas Bullring, the Santiago Bernabéu (a FIFA elite stadium) and many more.

Madrid Spain Pictures

Madrid - Cibeles Palace

Madrid – Cibeles Palace (credit)

Madrid - Royal Palace

Madrid – Royal Palace (credit)

Madrid - Fountain of Neptune

Madrid – Fountain of Neptune (credit)

Campo del Moro Gardens, Madrid

Campo del Moro Gardens, Madrid (credit)

Santiago Bernabéu Stadium - a FIFA elite stadium

Santiago Bernabéu Stadium – a FIFA elite stadium (credit)

Monument to Alfonso XII

Monument to Alfonso XII (credit)

Madrid - Alcalá street

Madrid – Alcalá street (credit)

Plaza Mayor in Madrid, Spain

Plaza Mayor in Madrid, Spain (credit)

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