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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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Puerta del Sol Tips (93)

Puerto Del Sol

This square is a major shopping, restaurant and nightlife center. The picture shows the city hall building. This square is where kilometer zero is measured from in Spain and the center of new year's...
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Jim_Eliason
Dec 18, 2016

Puerta Del Sol

This is the centre of Madrid. Hell it's even the centre of Spain judging by the Kilometer Zero plaque outside the Post Office. All roads in Spain lead to the Gate of the Sun (Puerta del Sol). And at...
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antistar
Dec 08, 2016

Sun Gate 2

this will be pictures of the other attractions around Puerta De SolThe Puerto Del Sol is undoubtedly, the most crowded touristy area of Madrid, comparable to the Las Ramblas of Barcelona and has a...
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machomikemd
Oct 05, 2016

Statue Of King Carlos III

this will be my pictures of the Equestrian Statue of King Carlos III, considered the Mayor of Madrid as he made many improvements of Madrid during his reign. The statue is a bronze sculpture made by ...
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machomikemd
Oct 05, 2016

Sun Gate

this will be a multi part tip with more pictures around the huge Puerto Del Sol (Sun Gate), which is Madrid's largest public square and main pedestrian area. I have separate tips for some of the...
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machomikemd
Oct 05, 2016

Puerta del Sol

The "Puerta del Sol" is one of the busiest squares in Madrid. The name comes from a former 15th century city gate that was decorated with a symbolic sun. According to ancient tradition, Madrilenes...
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MichaelFalk1969
May 16, 2014

Madrid's symbolic square

This lovely square is the heart of the city. It's so centrally located that this could be your starting point to any location in Madrid. The statue of the bear and the strawberry tree is the symbol of...
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muratkorman
Dec 22, 2012

A wealth of street 'artists'.

I enjoyed watching (and covertly photographing) the numerous 'street artists' who wandered Plaza Puerta del Sol. I'm used to seeing the odd 'statue' or the odd historically-relevant character...
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leics
Feb 22, 2012

Puerta del Sol

The first place we visited was the Puerta del Sol in the evening. We returned a couple of times during our stay. This square is always crowded and has plenty going on. People in costumes pose for...
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IreneMcKay
Jan 01, 2012

The heart of Madrid

This is indeed the heart of Madrid. Everyone comes here to ring in the new year for example. I wanted to see the last of the Tio Pepe signs, but it had gone :(Certainly a happening place, and most...
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stevemt
Oct 26, 2011

Center of Madrid

This is often called the Time Square of Madrid. Tons and Tons of people hang out here at all times of the day. This is where your gonna find the guy who eats a sword or the statue guy. This place is...
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jlanza29
Aug 27, 2010

Puerta del Sol - Sun Gate or Sol

Puerta del Sol was the first place that I headed to after checking into my hotel. I arrived by Metro, and the first thing that I saw on walking up the metro steps was the famous Tio Pepe advertising...
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suvanki
Mar 19, 2010
 
 
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"¡Bienvenido a Madrid!/Welcome to Madrid!"
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"Madrid is where I live"
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"Madrid: My home for 3 fantastic weeks!"
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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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