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Top recommendations from locals

Art Museum
“One of the most important art museums in the world housing masterpieces from local and international artists, with a calendar of temporary exhibitions. ”
  • 662 locals recommend
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.”
  • 497 locals recommend
Art Museum
“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 ”
  • 337 locals recommend
Palace
“The Royal Palace of Madrid (Spanish: Palacio Real de Madrid) is the official residence of the Spanish royal family at the city of Madrid, although now only used for state ceremonies. The palace has 135,000 square metres (1,450,000 sq ft) of floor space and contains 3,418 rooms.[1][2] It is the largest functioning royal palace and the largest by floor area in Europe.[3]”
  • 319 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“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!! ”
  • 313 locals recommend
Church
“(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.   ”
  • 98 locals recommend
Art Museum
“A not to miss landmark is the Vertical Garden of Caixaforum, designed by Patric Blanc.”
  • 162 locals recommend
Soccer Stadium
“Madrid stadium and its museum. Worth a visit if you like football. Walking at 20 min from the flat”
  • 139 locals recommend
Theater
“Cool atmosphere, may bars around with terraces, cocktails...all in the oldest part of MADRID’s city ”
  • 146 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“A huge cultural center, with independent movies, theatre, exhibitions and restaurants and more.”
  • 168 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“A reconstructed Egyptian temple gifted to the city by Egypt. Beautiful at sunset. ”
  • 89 locals recommend
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. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Art Museum
“(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.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“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. ”
  • 136 locals recommend
Roof Deck
$$$
“You can enjoy a great view of Madrid from a cozy Terrance while you have a drink. An original plan that gives you a diferent perspective of the city. Perfect yo chill ”
  • 131 locals recommend
Art Museum
“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.”
  • 84 locals recommend