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Sightseeing in Madrid

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. ”
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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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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 ”
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Plaza
“A trip to the origins of the city. The Plaza Mayor in Madrid is one of the most emblematic points of the city, along with the Puerta del Sol, the Fuente de Cibeles or the Puerta de Alcalá.”
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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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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!! ”
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Plaza
“Puerta del Sol is one of the most famous squares in Madrid and you can find some of the most important points and buildings in the capital.”
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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.   ”
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Garden
“A real paradise in the middle of the city showing specimens, founded three centuries ago when the years of plant hunting travels funded by Spanish kings and were collecting plants and from mostly everywhere. Very interesting design of layout, including a green house for exhibitions and events. A delicious visit!”
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Plaza
“Plaza de España y Argüelles. Traditional Madrid with parks and gardens, bars, restaurants and the door to the university district. Museo del Traje is a great place to visit for its collection, temporary exhibits, architecture, gardens and restaurant. Monument dedicated to Cervantes.”
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Monument / Landmark
“A reconstructed Egyptian temple gifted to the city by Egypt. Beautiful at sunset. ”
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Plaza
“Wonderful neighborhood where famous writers lived during the Spanish Golden Age. Very lively with a lot of bars and restaurants.”
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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.”
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Plaza
“Immigrants neighborhood with good ethnic food and trendy bars and restaurants”
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Monument / Landmark
“One of the most known monuments in Madrid. Spectacular views of Calle Alcala from here. Retiro Park in one of the sides of the square. Cool terraces for eating or having a coffee day and night.”
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Plaza
“Malasaña square with terraces, small market on sundays and bohemian atmosphere.”
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