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5 Places to visit in Madrid

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 City Guides and InformationMadrid is one of the most popular destinations in Spain, and is a city full of culture and things to do. These are just five of the many attractions places you must see the next time I visit Madrid.

1. Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
Seating over 80,000 spectators and cost more than a quarter of a billion euros, the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu is one of the most beautiful stadiums in Europe, a position ‘Elite’ in State of the Union of European Football Associations ( UEFA).

It is the home of Real Madrid CF, one of the most famous football teams and players best paid in the world. So if you can get a seat next to the ‘Vikings’, and fans of Real Madrid, when visiting the stadium that will be a great experience.

2. Golden Triangle of Art
Madrid is known internationally as an arts center, in addition to being known for its numerous art galleries. One of the most popular areas for galleries is known as the “Triangle of Art”. Located in the heart of Madrid, there are three major art museums that form a triangle.

The most famous of the three, the Prado Museum, built in 1819 has one of the world’s most revered collections of the 12th century to 19th century art. Famous artists who have presented their artworks in the museum are some of the main ‘Spanish old masters as Diego Velázquez, Francisco Goya and El Greco, as well as artists from other parts of Europe as Peter Paul Rubens, Anthony van Dyck, and Rafael .

The other two galleries in the Golden Triangle of Art includes the National Museum Reina Sofia Art Center, which is known for its modern art, in addition to the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza.

3. Parque del Buen Retiro
Originally built as part of a retreat of the royal family, ‘Parque del Retiro’ Retiro Park has a history dating back to the early 16th century.

Located near the city center and close to the Prado Museum (mentioned above), the park offers a visual spectacle no matter what time of year you visit.

The main features of the park are the Rosaleda rose garden, the remains of the Buen Retiro Palace and many statues of some of the famous Madrid and Spain.

A recent addition to the Retiro Park Well is the Forest of the Dead, which was built in honor of the 191 victims of the 2004 attacks in Madrid.

4. Malasaña
Response from Madrid to New York East Village and London’s Camden town. The home of the Madrid scene or slot Movida Madrileña in the late 1970s and 1980s. Home to many clubs and bars, Malasaña is a must if you want to experience rich and diverse social scene of Madrid.

5. The Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas
For those who grew up outside of Spain, we often see the famous or infamous (depending on what your opinion of it is) bullfighting battles that pit killer against a raging bull. Madrid is home to Las Ventas, the largest of the Plaza de Toros or bullring in Spain. 25,000 seat Las Ventas also hosts some of the biggest music concerts in Madrid.

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