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Best things to do in Madrid

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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.”
90 locals recommend
Route
“Plaza de España is a large square, a popular tourist destination located in central Madrid at the western end of the Gran Vía. It features a monument to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra and is adjacent to two of Madrid's most prominent skyscrapers. Additionally, the Palacio Real (Royal Palace) is only a short walk south from the plaza.”
27 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Cine place with english audio. Cause the majority of the other movies has only spanish audio ; (”
17 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Another beautiful terrace very close to home. The variety and quality of the brunch is simply delicious.”
11 locals recommend
Bar
“Famosa marisquería de Madrid. Famous seafood restaurant in Madrid. Precio: 40-50€ pers.”
6 locals recommend
Lodging
“Movie theaters (cines) showing movies in original language (which usually means English). There are other theaters in the area that also show in orignal, just in case they´re sold out.”
14 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“If you feel like watching a movie, you can find films in original version here. One of our favourites:)”
11 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is our pantry :) It's a perfect convenience store that covers everything from hygiene supplies to food items to whip a delicious meal. One thing to note is if you're buying any fruits/veggies, weigh and print the ticket on the scale BEFORE you go to the register. In any case, the staff should be able to help”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the most tradicional chinese restaurants in Madrid. Frequented by a great number of people, chinese people mostly. Quite small but good food.”
5 locals recommend
Night Club
“To call it "Club" it's impossible, 2000 mq of arena to dance almost every night of the week, for sure from wednesday.”
3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Economic Restaurant and shop to buy newspaper or magazines or basic usual things, open the whole day”
4 locals recommend
Lodging
“Right in the center of the square stands the Monument to Miguel de Cervantes, a sculpture that was made while the urbanization of the square. All cities in Spain have a place in Spain.”
4 locals recommend
Plaza
“A perfect place for a snack or breakfast. Their cakes and coffee are delicious. The decor is very elegant and the service is lovely!”
3 locals recommend
Car Rental
2 locals recommend