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Madrid is categorised as Pilgrimage

Buen Retiro Park-Monuments to AlfonsoXII (Photo Courtesy: Carlos Delgado)
Alcalá Gate (Photo Courtesy: Alvesgaspar)
Buen Retiro Park-Crystal Palace (Photo Courtesy: Jkiang)
Museo del Prado (Photo Courtesy: Brian Snelson)
Plaza Mayor (Photo Courtesy: Sebastian Dubiel)
Puerta del Sol (Photo Courtesy: multisanti)
Reina Sofía National Museum and Art Center (Photo Courtesy: Luis García (Zaqarbal))
The Royal Palace of Madrid (Photo Courtesy: Alvesgaspar)
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum of Art (Photo Courtesy: Dmadeo)
Toledo City Hall (Photo Courtesy: PMRMaeyaert)

Reasons to Visit
  • Madrid is Capital and the largest city of Spain.
  • Madrid houses some of the best museums, enormous cathedrals and churches and a teeming nightlife.
  • Madrid has proximity to other smaller picturesque destinations in Spain.
Know It
  • Madrid is home to two world-famous football clubs, Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Madrid
  • Madrid is connected by Air with New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin (Ernakulam), Hyderabad, Kolkata

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  • Highlights Of Spain (4 Nights)


  • Highlights Of Portugal And Spanish Sizzle (11 Nights)
  • Sizzling Spain (7 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Understanding Spain - An Indian Traveller Perspective

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    The plaza is situated in the heart of the city and is marked as the busiest area. You will see the statue of King Charles III facing the Royal Post Office. The post office is a magnificent red and white building with a clock tower which is now used as the office of the President. The plaza is also the centre of the National Highway and adorns a plaque card that stated 'Kilometre Zero'. On the east side of the plaza is the famous Bear and the Madroño Tree Statue which is the symbol of Madrid that has a bear trying to climb up a tree.
    Historic Site
    The arcade once upon a time used to play host to bullfights, symphonies, tournaments and executions. Today the area is dotted with many street cafes and tourist shops. In the centre of the square stands the statue of Philip III on horseback. Access to the square is through one of nine arches and only foot traffic is allowed in the square.
    The museum houses some of the most magnificent art created by world-renowned artists such as Monet, Goya, Degas, Renoir, Van Gogh, Picasso, Mondrian, Bacon and Lichtenstein. It is a visual treat to art lovers and an insight to the culture that dates back centuries.
    Heritage Museum
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Live Performances
    The Palacio Real de Madrid is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at the city of Madrid. The palace is open for public to view. Be sure to see the Throne Room (preserved intact since the reign of Charles III), the Kings Chamber, and the Porcelain Room. Enjoy a stroll at the gardens surrounding the Palace, known as the Campo del Moro.
    Heritage Site
    Haveli or Mansion
    Roman Catholic Church
    High Street
    One of the three famous museums, Reina Sofia houses paintings of Miró, Kandinsky, Dalí, Bacon, Picasso and more. The museum is known for its 20th century art. The museum is a stone's throw walk from the above two museums and is worth a visit if you are a fan of art and culture.
    Classified as the National monument and the most well-known monument in the country and was erected as a triumphal arch to celebrate the arrival of the King Charles III in the city of Madrid. It has three large archways and two smaller rectangular passageways. Each of the archways is decorated with a lion's head.
    Historic Site
    The main Spanish national art museum, located in central Madrid. The collection comprises of around 7,600 paintings, 1,000 sculptures, 4,800 prints and 8,200 drawings, in addition to a large number of other works of art and historic documents. It features one of the world's finest collections of European art that dates back to the 12th century to the early 19th century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection and the best collection of Spanish art. It is definitely worth a visit.
    The largest park in Madrid, it is spread over 350 acres and is a green space in the midst of the city's hustle. It's a serene park embellished with beautiful sculptures and monuments, galleries and a lake and host to a variety of events. If you have a good time out before your flight or if you are used to a morning jog you can visit the park with a book or a bicycle and enjoy the serenity.
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    This is a city where Christians, Jews and Arabs lived together in peace and harmony. Enjoy the ancient architecture dating back to the Renaissance era though narrow cobbled paths of the world-heritage city. Make sure you visit Europe's oldest synagogue Santa Maria La Blanca Synagogue. The city is a treasure trove of El Greco's artworks, the 16th-century master; especially The Burial of the Count of Orgaz, in the church of St Tome. Also visit the 13th century magnum opus of Gothic architecture in Spain: the Saint Mary of Toledo. Admire the high ceiling arches and the Gothic altarpiece which was one of the last pieces of Gothic architecture before the renaissance influence.
    Historic Site

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Airport in Madrid
  • Madrid-Barajas Airport ( MAD ) , Madrid
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