Tourist attractions in Madrid

MAdrid Attractions

Our Lady of Almudena Cathedral
Bailen St
Tel: +34 91 542 2200
Open: 10:00 am to 1:30 pm; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Subway: Opera

Of the works of art chosen to decorate the interior of the cathedral, the pieces worth highlighting include the tomb holding the remains of Saint Isidro, patron saint of Madrid.


Madrid Royal Palace

Royal Palace
Bailen St
Tel: +34 91 542 0049
Open: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Sunday; closed during official events
Subway: Opera
Website: www.patrimonionacional.es (in Spanish)

17th- and 18th-century art are reflected in this palace, one of the best conserved in Europe. Paintings, frescoes, clocks, furniture, tapestries, porcelain, etc.

Changing of the Royal Guard at the Plaza de la Armera: the first Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon except on days of official receptions, in July, August and September.

Lighting of the Royal Palace: the palace is lit on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 pm to 12:00 midnight.


Retiro Park
Alcal Gate
Open: 24 hours a day


Alcal Gate
Built to commemorate Charles III's first 20 years on the throne, the arch was designed by Francesco Sabatini. It was completed nine years later and has been one of Madrid's greatest symbols ever since.


Cibeles Fountain

The Fountain of Cibeles
This monument shows a goddess riding in a chariot drawn by two lions. It is another reference to the formerly fertile land around Madrid. It is one of the city's famous symbols and is very close to the hearts of the Madrileos. Built in the late 18th century.


The Rastro
Ribera de Curtidores y Aledaos
Open: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Sunday
Subway: Tirso de Molina or Puerta de Toledo


Plaza Mayor
Mayor St
Open: 24 hours a day
Subway: Puerta del Sol


Plaza de Toros Bullring
Subway: Ventas


Casa de Campo Park
Paseo de Extremadura
Subway: Lago


Zoological Gardens
Subway: Batan


Amusement Park
Opening times vary depending on the season
Subway: Batan


Faunia
Website: www.faunia.es


Warner Bros Park
Website: www.parquewarner.com


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