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Córdoba Private Guided Day Tour from Madrid
"Enjoy this private 8 hour tour with your guide and get to the historical city of Cordoba very comfortably in a fast train service. The tour will start off with a ride from Madrid's ATOCHA train station and then travel comfortably by fast train to your official tour guide will meet you at the train station and your private tour will start. Your tour is completely personalized to fit your own needs. The tour will be organized taking into account what you want. An example of what some of the Jewish quarter and Gothic architecture and roman remains.The tour will finish off at the same meeting point.""""Once you visit Madrid and have a day to spare you cannot miss on a visit to Cordoba. Embark on an amazing full-day excursion. Explore Cordoba’s Moorish monuments with your private tour guide and emerge yourself in the historical streets and admire the great architecture."title=Highlights&1=Private%2C+full-day+tour+to+Cordoba+from+Madrid&2=Ride+the+fast+train+with+a+guide+through+the+scenic+Andalusian+countryside&3=See+highlights+of+the+city%27s+UNESCO-listed+historic+center&4=Step+inside+Cardoba%27s+famous+cathedral+built
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Madrid Full Day by High Speed Train from different points in Spain
"Transfer by your own to the High Speed Railway Station to take the morning High Speed Train to Madrid. Arrival in Madrid. Free time to discover this magnificent city considered as one of the most beautiful in the world. We include an afternoon city tour at 15.00 h (meeting at 14.45 h) in our VPT Terminal at C/ Ferraz 3. The best tour to get acquainted with the city. During approximated 2:30 hours we’ll see the most important buildings avenues and squares to know the monuments and its history from the old Habsburg and Bourbons quarters to the present modern city: Gran Vía Plaza de España University
From EUR165.00
 
Madrid Full Day Tour by High Speed Train from Valencia
"Transfer by your own to Valencia Railway Station to take the morning High Speed Train to Madrid. In Madrid you will have free time to discover this magnificent city considered as one of the most beautiful in the world. It is included an afternoon city tour at 15.00 h (meeting at 14.45 h) in the terminal. Enjoy visiting this amazing city during 2.30 hour where you will see the most important buildings avenues and squares to know the monuments and its history from the old Habsburg and Bourbons quarters to the present modern city: Gran Vía Plaza de España University Moncloa
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Plaza Mayor Tips (15)

Ride with the statue to the past - Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor was fascinating to me as it was not at all similar to than to be in hectic downtown. I enjoyed the air and space around me, the old big statues, the historical nicely painted buildings -...
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WanderingFinn
Jan 31, 2007

Plaza Mayor.

This square was initially built between 1617 and 1620 on the request of King Felipe II. After a terrible fire it was totally redesigned in 1790.Over the centuries it was used as marketplace, bullring,...
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Maurizioago
Mar 03, 2006

The Plaza Mayor

The Plaza Mayor is right next to the Peurta del Sol and a great place for everything. There will be lots of people leasurly walking around they are plenty of shopping opportunities, tapas bars and...
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jamiesno
Nov 02, 2004

Plaza Mayor

The first day we decided to continue towards Plaza Mayor. It really is one of the most incredible places I have seen so far. The shape, the buildings, the golden glow of the afternoon Sun, the people...
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Malecka
Mar 06, 2004

Events at the Plaza Mayor

Frequently check the newspaper for any events that may be happening at the Plaza. During the weekend of my stay, there was an exhibition of Andalusian horses. It's beautiful to watch these horses...
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virtualpatrick
Feb 25, 2004

'en Madrid What's on'

Ok so here's a little reccommendation: When you arrive in Madrid for the first time, go to Plaza Mayor and find the tourist information office and ask for 'en Madrid What's on' magazine and they'll...
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Zlur
Jan 17, 2004

Casa de la Panadería

This is at the Plaza Mayor at your right side if you come from Plaza del Sol.It is easy to recognise from all the buildings because of the frescos paintings on its facade.the last times I visited was...
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Carmela71
Jan 13, 2004

Explore PLAZA MAYOR!

Conveniently located in downtown Madrid, this 17th century wide, open square/ courtyard is a common meeting place for tourists and the locals alike. It was once a place of great importance where...
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Krystynn
Dec 26, 2003

Introduction

This time Madrid behaved too officially indeed and decided to make the first introduction on Plaza Mayor, however I didn't expect it to be that formal.But then, when it saw me in the middle of the...
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Lalique
Dec 09, 2003

Plaza Mayor

The books all say you should check out the Plaza Mayor and so you must! Try to do your discovering in the early morning hours as the restauranteurs and shopkeepers are just considering opening up for...
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morgane1692
Jun 21, 2003

Plaza Mayor

Spend some time at PLAZA MAYOR: A 17th century square where bullfights, executions & the Spanish Inquisition were held long time ago. Now, it is filled with cafes & craft shops. The plaza was...
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Sharrie
Feb 21, 2003

Visit OLD Madrid

Visit OLD Madrid: This is where PLAZA MAYOR, PALACIO DE SANTA CRUZ, CATEDRAL DE SAN ISIDRO & PUERTA DEL SOL are located. Wandering around the square, absorbing the ambience & excitement of a...
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Sharrie
Feb 21, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Madrid

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Museo del Ferrocarril de Madrid

Train lovers lookie here! The Railroad Museum includes exhibitions of steam, electric and diesel trains and wagons. They have 4 rooms featuring infrastructure and models of foreign and Spanish trains....
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Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

The Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía - in short: Museo Reina Sofía - is Madrids leading modern art museum. Established 1992, it began to take over the Prado Collection of 20th century modern...
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La Casa Encendida

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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El Parque del Buen Retiro

The Retiro Park (Park of the Pleasant Retreat) is the largest Public Park in Madrid and was formerly a private park of the Spanish Monarchy. This park has historical significance as is was formerly...
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Retiro Park

This park wasn't designed for ordinary people - it was designed for Royalty. And it shows. The park is vast and magnificently ornamented. There are fountains, sculptures, a crystal palace and a...
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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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