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Travel Guide to Madrid

Madrid is the capital of Spain and is the largest city. The population of Madrid is around 6.5 million. It is a beautiful city with many breathtaking attractions you have to visit location espagne piscine. One important site is the Plaza Cibeles fountain and palace which can be found in an area named Paseo Recoletoes which was designed around 1782. Another site is Mudena cathedral which was moved to Madrid from Toledo around and took more than 100 years to complete in 1993. You will be astonished when you find out that there’s an Egyptian temple in Madrid. The temple of Debod, an ancient Egyptian temple, is a must see attraction.

If you’re looking for a simpler thing to do, make sure you take a walk in the world famous market Rastro where everything is sold from food, drinks, and clothes.You can also enjoy one of the world’s most beautiful parks Retiro where you can enjoy the beautiful weather.  If you are a fan of art, make sure you visit Reina Sofia museum which is a contemporary art museum. Plaza Mayor is also another attraction where bullfights and soccer games are usually held. There are also several cafes and bars you can enjoy there and it is a very popular place among tourists and locals as well. Don’t forget to visit the Royal palace which is the official residence of the Spanish royal family.  The Prado museum is also another important site as it has one of best art collections in the world.

If you’re looking for something to do at night, there are many places you can choose from as Madrid is a city that never sleeps. During weekends or public holidays the locals are usually out till six in the morning. That is why the locals are known as gatos which means cats in Spanish. Bars and pubs there are similar to cafeterias and restaurants except that they won’t serve food except the occasional tapas off course. They are also open till the early hours. There are also bars to fit every taste whether it’s a trendy bar or a simple sports bar. Make sure you also head to the tabloas to experience some of the Spanish culture. They are mainly flamenco bars and restaurants with a show along with dinner. A popular nightlife area is the Huertas which is very popular at night and has several bars and restaurants that cater every taste. Huertas is very popular among locals. Whatever it is you do, make sure you have a good time!

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Por brettkurtis - September 1st, 2011, 6:22, Category: Travel
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