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Reviewed on 5 Dec. 2019
History buffs will enjoy exploring Madrid, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, popular theater scene, and renowned art. Tourists who journey to this vibrant city can discover its monuments, architecture, and shopping. Top sights in the city include Plaza Mayor, Prado Museum, and Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.
Known for its museums, theaters, and art, the city's cultural venues include Prado Museum, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, and Royal Palace. Attractions like Madrid Zoo Aquarium and Parque Warner Madrid are fun for everyone, not just kids. Its monuments and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Plaza Mayor, Almudena Cathedral, and Plaza de Espana.
In Madrid, you'll be able to select from 1675 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. These are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:
Other favorite sights in Madrid include El Rastro, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and El Retiro Park. One of the top places to see in the surrounding area is Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, located 26.3 mi (42.3 from the center of the city.
With so many transportation options, exploring Madrid is simple. Walk to nearby metro stations like Sol Station, Gran Via Station, and Callao Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Madrid Recoletos Station, Madrid Principe Pio Station, or Madrid Atocha Station.