Discover These Special Treasures Of The Capital

For those who have already been able to enjoy the tourist attractions in the capital, we bring some recommendations of places and plans in Madrid ideal for the repeaters.

Art Triangle

The Art Triangle, also known as the Golden Triangle, has as its vertexes the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Reina Sofia Museum. All three are located in the Paseo del Prado area and are the most popular among tourists visiting the city. 

In the Prado Museum you will find art by important Spanish artists such as Goya, Velázquez and El Greco. At the Reina Sofia you can also enjoy works by international artists such as Picasso, Joan Miró and Salvador Dalí. Finally, the third museum was built to fill the stylistic and chronological gaps that were missing in the previous two museums.


El Rastro is the most traditional flea market in Madrid that extends its stalls outdoors in the neighborhood of Embajadores-La Latina. Here goods of all kinds such as antiques, clothing, jewelry, etc. are sold. In addition, you can enjoy Madrid appetizers from the taverns and bars around.

The flea market, where locals and tourists meet, is held every Sunday and on public holidays from early in the morning until 15:00 in the afternoon.

San Miguel Market

More than 100 years ago this building was inaugurated as a food market. Today it is a historic building considered one of the main gastronomic markets in the world. This is due to the fact that in this market you can travel through the flavors of every corner of the country; that is, you can taste from a good Iberian ham to fresh seafood, Mediterranean rice dishes and cheeses that will awaken your palate. This market promotes quality tapas and has more than 20 stalls for you to taste every flavor of Spain.

Madrid Río

This is an urban park located on the banks of the Manzanares River. In this large park there are many playgrounds, monuments, and plenty of space for sports such as cycling and running.

In summer you can enjoy “the beach” of Madrid with its water jets and at night numerous shows, cultural activities and concerts.

Almudena Cathedral

The construction of this cathedral dates back to 1883 and  is today the most important religious building in Madrid, as the church was consecrated in 1993 by Pope John Paul II, being the first church to be consecrated outside Rome.

Inside this cathedral you can visit the dome and a museum with mosaics, ornaments and episcopal coats of arms that tell the history of the diocese of Madrid, making your touristic visit a special experience.

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