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"iVenture Madrid Card is a Smart card that includes the main cultural and leisure options in addition dining in Madrid and nearby cities. You can choose between 3 5 or 7 activities from a list of 23. Moreover the Unlimited Pass let the opportunity to enter to all. Once you activate the card you have 7 consecutive days to see as much as you have selected before it expires.Included Attractions and Activities:Real Madrid Tour: “Skip the Line”  Entrance ticket. Atletico Madrid Tour: “Skip the Line” Entrance tic"""Explore Madrid independently with a Madrid Attraction Pass. For seven consecutive days
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Madrid Sightseeing Segway Tour
"Climb aboard a futuristic self-balancing Segway and head out on a 2-hour tour that will take you through the history of Madrid Spain’s capital since 1561. Experience an eco-friendly journey from the House of the Hapsburg to the 21st century. Explore sights including the Plaza de Puerta Cerrada the site of a Christian wall built centuries ago.Departing from Plaza San Miguel you’ll glide along the narrow streets to Calle Toledo and Plaza del Conde de Barajas where you’ll find a number of artisan shops. Discover one of the city’s gastronomic centers at the ornate San Miguel Market. Navigate the cobblestones of Plaza Mayor the heart of the 17th-century city center and marvel at Casa y Torre de los Lujanes
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Madrid Walking Tour and Museo del Prado
"Walk with your guide through the old quarters of the city known as Madrid de los Austrias (Habsburg dynasty) to know the impressive Plaza Mayor. Head down the stairs of Arch of Cuchilleros through the winding streets and alleys around Plaza de la Villa. A core of medieval Madrid is where you'll see the oldest b House and Tower of Lujanes where French King François I was lodged prisoner by Spanish Emperor Carlos V. View the House of Cisneros of early renaissance style and Casa de la Villa the former City Hall until 2007. Then you´llsee the great neoclassic building of the Cathedral of Almudena and the beautiful Plaza de Oriente where the Royal Palace is located.After your walking tour you will visit the Prado Museum one of the most important and famous art Galleries in the World. This magnificent XVIII century building holds masterpieces of the great Spanish masters such as Velazquez
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Almudena Cathedral Tips (69)

Santa María la Real de La Almudena

the main Cathedral of Madrid is the so called Santa María la Real de La Almudena (Almudena Cathedral), the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Madrid, while the Toledo Cathedral in nearby...
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Oct 04, 2016

Almudena Cathedral

Why did the capital of one of history's greatest Christian empires not have its own cathedral until 1993? Spain built plenty of cathedrals in new cities all across the Americas, yet Madrid had to wait...
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Dec 06, 2016

The Almudena Cathedral

This is located beside the Royal Palce. The constructions of this cathedral was started in 1883. It is based on a 13th century style cathedral. The final stages of the constructions were completed in...
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May 19, 2005

Royal Palace surroundings - Almudena Cathedral

This building was finished and inaugurated by pope John Paul II by 1992 after more than a century of work. It is relatively new, although its name comes from musleems name 'almudayna', that stands for...
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Aug 11, 2005

Rather impressive Cathedral

This is a nice cathedral in Spain. If you're tired of churches, I don't blame you for going, but if you're going to go to just one, I suggest this one, because it's right next to the Royal Palace and...
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Aug 19, 2005


Next to the royal palace you'll find the cathedral - one of the least impressive cathedrals in Europe in my opinion, possibly because it took so long to build and they changed style so many times.Skip...
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Oct 01, 2003

Catedral de La Almudena (Cathedral of La Almudena)

It took more than 100 years to finish the Cathedral, and it was officially blessed by Pope John Paul II on 15 June 1993.Info in english:-
May 31, 2007


I like to be in a cathedral and think about how small I am. But unfortunately we couldn't visit this one.
Feb 17, 2006

The Cathedral - MADRID

Fantastic architecture and there is ongoing restoration work to keep the artifacts in good condition.
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Feb 26, 2005

el Cripto

The back of Catedral de la Almudena, known as el Cripto, has a separate entrance and is a separate chapel altogether. Entrance is on Calle Mayor.
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Feb 22, 2008

A picturesque Cathedral

This Catherdal is right in front Madrid's Palace Royal. It's huge, a castle of it's own and very much worth a visit.
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May 21, 2011

Beautiful church window

Always take the time to look around and also look for details. This glass church window looks fairly modern to me.
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Jan 29, 2004
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Things to Do Near Almudena Cathedral

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Royal Palace

Like a phoenix from the flames, sometimes great fires can give a building the chance to be reborn, bigger and better than what came before. Before Madrid had its Royal Palace, there stood on this spot...
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Arab Wall

Next to the Cathedral you find rememnants of an Arab citywall dating back from the 9 th century. Its a 3 meter high wall build in flintstone materials and is situated in the parque of Emir Mohamed,...
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Plaza de Oriente

The Plaza de Oriente was built during the reign of Joseph Bonaparte with the aim to protect the Royal Palace against uprisings. The square is marked by the beautiful garden in the center, with plants...
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Mercado de San Miguel

A hubbub of Spanish cuisine and hungry tourists. The food is generally excellent, although the prices are higher than you might pay elsewhere. The location is impressive - an century old renovated...
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Jardines de Sabatini

We didnt have the chance to go inside, but we just saw it from the top from the palace. Attractive, shapely garden with stricktly sheared trees and bushes in a french style. The way a garden around a...
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Teatro Real

Ruined by the building of the Madrid Metro in 1925, this great opera house was lost to the world until its rebuilding at the end of the 20th century. Again considered one of Europe's greatest...
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Getting to Almudena Cathedral


Calle de Bailén, 10, 28013 Madrid, Spain


  • Sunday 09:30 to 20:30
  • Monday 09:30 to 20:30
  • Tuesday 09:30 to 20:30
  • Wednesday 09:30 to 20:30
  • Thursday 09:30 to 20:30
  • Friday 09:30 to 20:30
  • Saturday 09:30 to 20:30