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Art Museum
“It is widely considered to have one of the world's finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, and the single best collection of Spanish art. ”
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Park
“A park to chill, meet friends, lay in the grass where you can see and listen people improvising music by the lake, where you can walk for ages though nice and clean pathways... you can algo hire a bike and discover secret and beautiful park corners ”
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Seasonal eats in an modern space with an all-season terrace
“Top contemporary art museum in Madrid. Always featuring interesting activities and concerts ”
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Art Museum
“With over 1,600 paintings, it was once the second largest private collection in the world after the British Royal Collection. A competition was held to house the core of the collection in 1987–88 after Baron Thyssen, having tried to enlarge his Museum in Lugano(Villa Favorita), searched for a location in Europe. The Thyssen-Bornemisza fills the historical gaps in its counterparts' collections: in the Prado's case this includes Italian primitives and works from the English, Dutch and German schools, while in the case of the Reina Sofia it concerns Impressionists, Expressionists, and European and American paintings from the 20th century. ”
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Plaza
“2. Plaza Mayor The Plaza Mayor, located in the heart of the city a few minutes walk from the Puerta del Sol, is another of the essential places to visit in Madrid. This rectangular plaza 129 meters long and 94 wide, is surrounded by buildings and prominent places such as the Arco de Cuchilleros, the Casa de la Panadería, the most important building in the Plaza Mayor and the Statue of Felipe III, a gift from Duke of Florence.”
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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. It is the largest functioning royal palace and the largest by floor area in Europe.”
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Buurt
“Gran Vía (literally "Great Way") is an ornate and upscale shopping street located in central Madrid. Today the street is known as the Spanish Broadway, and it is one of the streets with the most nightlife in Europe. It is known as the street that never sleeps. It leads from Calle de Alcalá, close to Plaza de Cibeles, to Plaza de España.”
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Monument / Landmark
“In addition to beeing an astonishing reconstruction of an ancient Egiptian Temple, it has one of the best views in Madrid, specially for sunsets. ”
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Market
“The San Miguel Market is the city’s gastronomic temple, the contemporary o fresh seafood brought from Galicia each day, the Mediterranean rice or the special cheese from Castile, Asturias or the Basque Country. The finest products and wine from the length and breadth of Spain are divided among 30 permanent”
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Flea Market
“El Rastro is the most popular open air flea market in Spain. It is held every Sunday and public holiday during the year and is located between Calle Embajadores and the Ronda de Toledo (just south of La Latina metro station and Puerta de Toledo station). Along Plaza de Cascorro and La Ribera de Curtidores to Ronda de Toledo. ”
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Playground
“All purpose bar, but quite popular among the locals for their breakfasts. Very close to the underground station.”
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Church
“ A beautiful building, outside and in, and a place where those seeking a spiritual connection will surely find it. Located next to the Grand Palace in the heart of Madrid the Cathedral has an interesting history. Built in fits and starts over 100 years, you don't get a sense of dislocation or disorganization inside the space. What you'll find here is calm and meditative despite its obvious attraction to the tourists. There are boxes for donations throughout the church, but there is no actual fee to visit, pray, or simply tour the history here. Be sure to make the stop when in the area, you won't regret it.”
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Art Museum
“A not to miss landmark is the Vertical Garden of Caixaforum, designed by Patric Blanc.”
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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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Buurt
“If you want to experience a different side of the city this is the place. A wild piece of nature where you can have a nice and long walk, there is also restaurants by the lake, perfect for a day plan, specially when is sunny. ”
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Market
“The market is spread across three floors, the first focusing on perishable goods, the second boasts a tavern-wine bar and ten stalls providing cooking/takeaway services and the third is the Cocina de San Antón kitchen where customers can eat their goods bought on the first floor.”
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