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Madrid is a world famous and Europe’s highest capital city as well as the liveliest, friendliest, generous and most culturally stimulating one.

Madrid is considered as the city that never sleeps. Things to do in Madrid are endless.

As for places to visit and see in Madrid; Madrid and its sights can be considered as an outdoor museum carved in great culture and art.

The famous Plaza Mayor (main square) is the starting point for the city tour. The 18th century Royal Palace on top of a 9th century fortress together with Prado Museum, Cibeles fountain and Puerta de Alcalá are one of the most popular sights in Madrid.

City walking tours in Madrid can be made from the Plaza Mayor to La Almudena Cathedral; from the Royal Palace to Puerta del Sol; from St. Isidore’s Church to Toledo Bridge; The Avenue of Art and Carrera de San Jerónimo; from Calle de Alcalá to Retiro Park and from Gran Vía to the Conde Duque Barracks.

As for eating out in Madrid; a visit to numerous restaurants and bars lined up along the city streets and outlying areas is the best way to experience the Madrid cuisine with the famous tapas and the small portions of selected foods of raciones.

As for leisure activities in Madrid; city walking tours, Prado Museum, parks, gardens, museums, shopping, eating out and more are the best options.

As for museums in Madrid; Madrid has over 50 museums and art galleries. The world famous three great art galleries are the Prado Museum, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía National Museum and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.

As for excursions from Madrid; a visit to the nearby world heritage cities of Alcalá de Henares, Toledo, Ávila and Segovia is a must. For the nature lovers, Madrid is also wonderful with its genuine ecological sites in great nature with its two magnificent oases of Retiro Park (Jardines del Buen Retiro) and the heathlike Casa de Campo.

As for shopping in Madrid; Madrid is a destination for shopping and handicrafts. Many of the world’s leading brands, jewelers and antique dealers have shops in Madrid. Travelers and holidaymakers are able to find wide variety of products in excellent quality.

As for nightlife in Madrid; Madrid is considered as the city that never sleeps. Nightlife in Madrid is amazing. Typical night starts with a dinner late at night around 09.00-10.00 pm. and then people flock to the outdoor cafes, bars and nightclubs of the city. The nightclubs remain open till dawn.

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