Madrid Off The Beaten Path

  • Sculpture, Colombia Metro Station, Madrid, Spain.
    Sculpture, Colombia Metro Station,...
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  • Sculpture, Colombia Metro Station, Madrid, Spain.
    Sculpture, Colombia Metro Station,...
    by planxty
  • Sculpture, Colombia Metro Station, Madrid, Spain.
    Sculpture, Colombia Metro Station,...
    by planxty

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Madrid

  • 1. Daytrips

    About one hour north of Madrid a high cross in the mountains of Guadarrama signs the location of this fascist monument to the death of civil war, in a place called Valle de los Caidos. Why not? We...

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  • 2. Monuments

    A spectacular square with the royal theater in it,just another wonderful part of my Madrid. You have boutique and restaurant Inside, very famous Café. Easy to get with public transport metro or bus in...

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  • 3. Streets and walking

    I find it a bit odd creating this tip in the "off the beaten path" category. It is in one of the busiest areas in central Madrid and is physically part of the path inasmuch as it is a paving stone, as...

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  • 4. Architecture

    a nice church just across from Parque Retiro on Alcala Street, it is my old parish church, very nice inside too. Another walk once out of the forest of Retiro greens, and see wonderful...

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  • 5. Museums

    This is by the plaza colon on Paseo de Recoletos, 41, very centric and nice area to stay. the latest is Tom Cruise!! I have been there myself and then with my boys, you can see the whole history of...

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  • 6. Parks

    This is the park of my youth, as a teenager used to live a few blocks from here, and it was the park I came to play with schoolmates and friends from the neighborhood. Over the years it became the...

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  • 7. For free

    I came across this pretty formal garden whilst wandering the southern part of Madrid de los Austrias, in La Latina. It is one of the few remaining examples of a classic 18th century formal garden for...

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  • 8. Local customs

    This is a classic beautiful and historical church of madrid just behind the museum of Prado by the puerta de Jeronimos of the museum you will see the church. a bit of history By order of the Catholic...

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  • 9. Shopping

    At the followinglink you will find discount vouchers for many activities, restaurants, parks and lots...

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  • 10. With kids

    Parque de attraciones is an amusement park that is located in the outskirts of Madrid. It has lot´s of thrill rides aswell as many other things. Good place to go if you like thrill rides or just like...

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  • 11. Restaurants and drinks

    The Ritz is one of the most elegant, aristocrat, and best gastronomic hotel in Madrid or in all Spain. Is situated in the Paseo del Prado in front of the Prado´s museum and near Cibeles´ fountain. If...

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  • 12. Health

    This is the first time i go to an arab bath in Spain!!!! This Baths are located in an area which was arab originally in Madrid. Although are new they kept teh original structure of the aljibes. There...

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  • 13. What a lovely surprise.

    I am not for one second suggesting that the traveller should make a special trip to Colombia Station on the Madrid Metro which sits at the junction ol Line 8...

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  • 14. Ermita de San Antonio de la Florida

    The main attraction of this tiny Ermita (hermitage) are the frescoes painted by Goya in 1798 and the hermitage itself was built in 1732 (main and second pics);...

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  • 15. Trip to Almagro

    In this case, what I recommend you is not a day trip because the town of Almagro is a bit far. Once there, stay at least one night, there are some interesting...

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  • 16. Vertical gardens

    Vertical gardens? Yes, really. They are quite complex things to make, I believe, but can look lovely. They most often adorn the blank sides of modern buildings...

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  • 17. Keep an eye open for the statues.

    I was very taken with the various statues I spotted as I wandered around the city.The first was of a man sweeping Plaza Jacino Benavente, just outside Plaza...

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  • 18. Heavy Snow

    According to the title "Off The Beaten Path Tips": What most travellers miss when visiting Madrid", I've decided to add this tip because "most travellers miss...

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  • 19. And hope it doesn't spit up

    Fellow Bostonians reading these might be familiar with these. Surrealistic artist, Antonio López García, has contributed two of these to our own Museum of Fine...

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  • 20. Arquitectura en Metro/Architecture by Metro: L1

    The following tips are dedicated to architecture and photography lovers.There are dozens of emblematic buildings and monuments in Madrid, famous and less...

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  • 21. Arquitectura en Metro/Architecture by Metro: L2

    There are dozens of emblematic buildings and monuments in Madrid, famous and less famous. I bring here the possibilty of seeing some of them linked to each...

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  • 22. Arquitectura en Metro/Architecture by Metro: L3

    There are dozens of emblematic buildings and monuments in Madrid, famous and less famous. I bring here the possibilty of seeing some of them linked to each...

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  • 23. Arquitectura en Metro/Architecture by Metro: L4

    There are dozens of emblematic buildings and monuments in Madrid, famous and less famous. I bring here the possibilty of seeing some of them linked to each...

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  • 24. Arquitectura en Metro/Architecture by Metro: L5

    There are dozens of emblematic buildings and monuments in Madrid, famous and less famous. I bring here the possibilty of seeing some of them linked to each...

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  • 25. Arquitectura en Metro/Architecture by Metro: L6

    There are dozens of emblematic buildings and monuments in Madrid, famous and less famous. I bring here the possibilty of seeing some of them linked to each...

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