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Best things to do in Madrid

Museo de arte
“One of the most important art museums in the world housing masterpieces from local and international artists, with a calendar of temporary exhibitions. ”
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Seasonal eats in an modern space with an all-season terrace
“The contemporary arts center housed in a former historic hospital with an addition signed by French architect Jean Nouvel, that blends historic architecture and contemporary construction. Permanent collection with XIX-XXI art and temporary exhibits . Library, Bookstore, cafeteria. and gardens. Absolutely worth the visit. Check on free entrance days/hours.”
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Museo de arte
“An important private collection of masterpieces, now belonging to the state and shown in a recently renovated historic house. Also a good calendar of temporary exhibits and events from lectures, to films or seminars. Also guided and/private visits ”
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Palace
“Royal Place, the building and its gardens is one of the attractions of Madrid, with the suggestion of walking through the narrow streets to find real treasures in traditional architecture and the magnificent Royal Opera House that offers visits to the building that requires reservation in advance. ”
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Monumento / Lugar emblemático
“Egyptian temple of the 2nd century BC that was donated by Egypt to Spain in gratitude for the help given to save the temples of Abu Simbel together with UNESCO in 1968. DO NOT MISS THE SUNSET!! ”
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Soccer Stadium
“I still can't understand why. But it is as a matter of facts it is the most visited museum in town. It is also the highest soccer team world turn over. Over 500 M €!! It is not a team but a religion in this country!!”
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Museo de arte
“A not to miss landmark is the Vertical Garden of Caixaforum, designed by Patric Blanc.”
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Iglesia
“(8 min walk) The cathedral of Madrid, Almudena Cathedral, was consecrated by Pope John Paul II in 1993 when it was completed. Felipe VI of Spain was married to Queen Letizia in this church.   ”
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Monumento / Lugar emblemático
“A reconstructed Egyptian temple gifted to the city by Egypt. Beautiful at sunset. ”
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Museum
“The story of Spain's ancient times told with archeological objects in a recently renovated historical building that is the back of the National Library, with the full size replica of the Altamira caves, with the astonishing pre-historic paintings. Nice little front garden and cafeteria. ”
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Galería de arte
“A short metro ride away, Matadero was the city of Madrid's slaughterhouse (you read that right) up until about the 1920's, when it was slowly renovated to include restaurants and public spaces. Several festivals/markets take place here monthly. ”
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Galería de arte
“A cultural center where you can have a coffee and do some laptop work (free wifi), there is also a rooftop area to enjoy a drink at. Just check times, as it is closed and/or has special events frequently. ”
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Museo de arte
“(Metro Atocha - Linea 1) The museum is mainly dedicated to Spanish art. Highlights of the museum include excellent collections of Spain's two greatest 20thcentury masters, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. Certainly, the most famous masterpiece in the museum is Picasso's painting Guernica.”
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Museo de arte
“This used to be Sorolla's family home and studio. It is located in the middle of the city, and features a garden inspired in Jardines del Generalife, of Alhambra in Granada. It is truly a magical space.”
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Restaurante de tapas
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“Casa Labra is a centenary tavern in which you´ll taste their specialty as the cod and the cod croquettes, You can taste this in an environment that has remained almost unchanged since 1860.”
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Bar de vinos
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“Perfect place to taste quality tapas and drink quality vermouth. Don´t miss the world famous "Tortilla de patatas". ”
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