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.

Royal Palace

Madrid 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: (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

Alcalá Gate
Open: 24 hours a day

Alcalá 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.

The Fountain of Cibeles

Cibeles Fountain

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 Madrileños. Built in the late 18th century.

The Rastro

Ribera de Curtidores y Aledaños
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



Warner Bros Park

Pre-book you car hire Madrid airport to get to these wonderful places in a few minutes, in addition you won't waste all your budget in taxis.

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