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  • 76. Chueca

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    es un barrio de moda. hay muchas tiendas de moda aqui y tambien muchos restaurantes con comida diferente de espana (mexicana, asia, italiano). calle de libertad tiene muchas restaurantes buenas. es el...

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  • 77. Casino

    Founded in 1837, the Casino de Madrid is in fact a social club that is still functioning to this day. It occupied multiple locations before a grand edifice was finally constructed specifically for the...

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  • 78. El Oso y El Madroño

    The Oso y el Madroño is the symbol of the villa of Madrid, supossedly since the Middle Ages already. The statue of the symbol is situated by the Plaza del Sol in Madrid (opposite side to the Km. 0)....

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  • 79. Iglesia de San José

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Wandering along Ave Alcala, I came across this unusual church facade of red brick and stone carvings. The church was closed. I stood admiring the exterior for quite a while. I especially liked the 4...

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  • 80. La Casa Encendida

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    So La Casa Encendida is a kind of socially-conscious project/creative and learning space sponsored by the Caja Madrid bank.... The building has several floors with various different spaces, most...

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  • 81. Cafe Gijon

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Tertulias (informal chats and discussions held on a regular basis) were very important in Madrid from the beginning of the 20th century until the Spanish Civil War. Cafe Gijon remains from this era:...

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  • 82. Basilica Pontificia de San Miguel

    4 out of 5 stars

    With its curved convex façade and elegant Baroque style, the 18th century Basílica Pontífica de San Miguel is my favourite church in Madrid. The Baroque interior complements the outside and has some...

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  • 83. Fuente de Cibeles

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This famous fountain stands in the Plaza Cibeles at the intersection of Calle Alcala, Paseo de los Recoletos, and Paseo del Prado. The fountain shows the goddess Cybele, goddess of fertility, being...

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  • 84. Templo Nacional de Santa Teresa de Jesus

    A relatively new church in Madrid compared to most. The Templo Nacional de Santa Teresa de Jesus was built in 1928 for the Carmelite order. They style is quite medieval which is more evident in the...

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  • 85. Cartoon Village

    This part of the park makes the delicious of kids and of course their parents too. With a big kinder gardener and a lots of attractions. Here, is where the loonely tunes live. There ais a big kid...

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  • 86. Baños Arabes - Arabs Baths

    If you want to have a nice relaxation after all the walking and museum visits, i can strongly recommend to visit the Arabic baths. You will come out feeling completely regenerated :). It is located in...

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  • 87. Palacio Cristal

    We found Palacio Cristal accidentally on the walk around Retiro park. There leads a path under trees and opens into a lake, where live turtles and dugs. In the middle of the lake sprays a fountain. On...

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  • 88. Madrid Card

    The answer for me is NO. If you only plan to visit the 3 major museums (Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofia), the Real Palace and take the Madrid Vision tour, the deal is not good. You'll end up spending...

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  • 89. Iglesia de la Santa Cruz

    The tasteful combination of Gothic and Islamic styles makes la Iglesia de la Santa Cruz one of the more interesting churches in Madrid. The tower is neo-Mudéjar in style yet also has Gothic features....

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  • 90. Convento de la Encarnacion

    Monasterio de la Encarnacion is just near the Royal Palace. It was built in 1611 by Empress Margarita of Austria, the wife of Felipe III and was known by the locals as Las Margaritas. A fire in1734...

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  • 91. Plaza de Toros

    Bulls in Madrid could be great but i think is necesary more information before booking the tickets, since many of the bulls shows are for tourist , so it is ok but nothing like a real bullfighting...

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  • 92. Banco de España

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The headquarters of the Banco Español de Crédito, also named Palacio de la Equitativa, a triangular building located between Calle Alcalá and Calle Sevilla, was built between 1882 and 1891. Its most...

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  • 93. Real Academia Española

    The Royal Academy of Language Neo Greek classic building was constructed between 1891 and 1894 in an upmarket area between the Parque del Reitro and the Prado. The Academy was founded in 1713 and was...

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  • 94. Casa de Cervantes

    The house where Miguel de Cervantes was born, in Alcalá de Henares, at about 20 kilometres from Madrid, is today a museum of two floors that you can visit free of charge. Alcala de Henares is,...

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  • 95. San Francisco El Grande

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    A beautiful church that you definitely should pay a visit. If you can, try to get inside, for some reason, which I don't remember, we weren't supposed to be let inside, but give it a try, we succeded...

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  • 96. Bolsa

    The Spain Stock Exchange is dating from the firts half of the 19 th century. Its a clich? building with Corintic pilars in front of just like the Wallstreet one yet not neo-classistic. The floor, the...

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  • 97. Museo National des Artes Decorativas

    This museum has a collection of rare furniture and other art objects, in the expo there are artefacts going back to the time of the Fenicians. The museaum has 5 stores and is situated near the Park...

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  • 98. Capilla de San Isidro

    While wandering the Madrid of the Austrias and find yourself on the Plaza de los Carros (above the Plaza de la Puerta de los Moros and the fountain), you will see the Baroque Capilla de San Isidro...

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  • 99. Museo de Ciencia - Science Museum

    Madrid's science museum has permanent exhibitions in acoustics, optics, medicine and hygiene, astronomy, electricity and every day objects, among other things. Their collection of instruments and...

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  • 100. Palacio de Deportes

    One of Madrids main concert and indoor sports venues. It can seat up-to 16,000+ This is where I came to see Bruce Springsteen and The E- Street Band play on 25th November 2007! Originally this was...

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