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  • 76. Iglesia de San José

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Built in 1748, the Iglesia de San José is a typical barroco madrileño design incorporating red bricks. It was built on the site of an older church which was part of the nonextant 16th century Convento...

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  • 77. Congreso del los Diputados

    While walking back from the Royal Palace we noted the Congreso de los Disputados) building. A little research determined that it is the lower house of the Cortes Generales, Spain's legislative...

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  • 78. 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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  • 79. Cafe Gijon

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    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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  • 80. 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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  • 81. 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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  • 82. 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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  • 83. San Francisco El Grande

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    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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  • 84. Amusement Parks

    Spanish people do like to bring the kids to theme / leisure parks, which can also be found in Madrid area. The subway line gives easy access to the parks, and there are plenty of attractions to choose...

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  • 85. Arco de Cuchilleros

    The Plaza Mayor has 9 gates, and Arco de Cuchilleros is the most famous. It's in the south-west of the square, and it leads to Calle de Cuchilleros and Cava Baja, where many good restaurants and...

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  • 86. 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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  • 87. Torre Picasso

    Torre Picasso is the tallest building in Madrid, 156 m high with 43 floors and 29 000 square meters of aluminium and glass. The building was ready 1988 and is named after Pablo Picasso. When it was...

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  • 88. 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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  • 89. 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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  • 90. 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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  • 91. 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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  • 92. Centro de Exposiciones Arte Canal

    The expositions center is located 2 minutes walk from the leaning Kio towers and this is the place to go if you're looking for something special or unusual or both. Centro de Exposiciones usually...

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