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Five proposals to discover the capital of Spain

Walking the Gran Via

Starts at Alcala Street and ends in the Plaza de España. Since its construction in the early twentieth century, this is one of the main arteries from the touristic, commercial and leisure point of view. This street is famous for its cinemas and musical theaters, so now this area is called the Madrilenian Broadway

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Knowing the Puerta del Sol

The mythical square where, since 1950, there is the so-called Kilometer Zero of the Spanish radial road system. Its oldest building is the Casa de Correos and it highlights the tower clock, whose bells from 12 pm on December 31 marked the traditional New Year’s Eve twelve grapes.

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Discover the Art Promenade

This route can be done in a variable period of time, but it’s clear that just visiting the Museo del Prado can take more than a day if done with a bit of detail. There is a joint ticket for the three art museums on Art Promenade: El Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofia. The three museums are within walking distance, so that can be visited on foot.

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Conquer the Madrid de los Austrias

Maybe the most touristic area of ​​the city. We can start our journey at the Plaza de la Opera. Directly opposite there is the Teatro Real de Madrid, and to the left there is a street that opens at the Palacio Real. After visiting the Palacio Real and the Almudena Cathedral, recently built, we reach the junction of Calle Mayor and Calle Bailen, where we find the Council of State and the General Captaincy. Walking up Calle Mayor, we find in first place with the Plaza de la Villa, a former town hall, site of the Casa de la Villa, Casa Cisneros and Torre de Lujanes, and a few meters, we find the majestic Plaza Mayor, which include the Casa de la Panaderia and the statue of Felipe III, located in the middle of the square.

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Relax in El Retiro

If you want to know the green lung of Madrid, you can get lost in the Jardines del Retiro, a huge and majestic park of 118 hectares (1.18 square kilometers).

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