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... more
I found it interesting that in Madrid's Retiro Park there is a fountain that portrays the Fallen Angel, Satan. Odd, isn't it, especially in a country where religion has played such an important role... more
tower of Spain,or RTVE tower, its a huge 220 meters high and 232 meters high with antennas of TV Spain network sitting by the M30 ring road, and calle O'Donnell ,near parque fuente del bello
Calle Alcalá, 62, in a world of turmoil a heaven of peace, this is the Casa Árabe created from an initiative in July 2006 of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and the Spanish Agency for... more
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... more
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... more
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... more
There are lots of places to shop in Madrid. Along with the usual souvenir shops, there are a lot of clothing stores, and if you're lucky, there might be a big sale on. Also, I once found a store where... more
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... more
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... more
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.
Hello everybody and welcome to Madrid!
I hope you find here what can help you if you come to Madrid. Please, feel free to ask me whatever you need to know. I add more tips and pics quite often.
In April 2008, I went on my first (notice the use of the word "first?!) Spanish-language immersion and spent 3 weeks in the capital of Spain. I knew very little about Madrid before I got there, but I...
In 1996 i was in Madrid for the first time. Then, I had my prejudice that this city was way not that exciting as Barcelona was, the city i had been so many times before. Later on i found out that i......