Madrid has been selected by Lonely Planet’s annual ranking as one of the 10 best destinations in Europe 2019. The capital of Spain has become an essential city for any traveler due to its beautiful streets, its cultural richness and its gastronomy and leisure.
Besides the several monuments that can be visited in Madrid, everyone falls in love with the main squares and streets of the city, always full of life and with bar terraces where you can sit and admire the landscape. Among them, you must visit emblematic places such as Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol or the reborn Gran Vía, which has widened its sidewalks for the convenience of visitors.
The capital of Spain is also recognized for the artistic variety of its museums, such as Prado, Thyssen-Bornemisza and Reina Sofía. Furthermore, Madrid has so many beautiful parks, where you can enjoy the best outdoor plans.
That’s why the city has become a great attraction for spanish and international tourists.
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Did you know that in the middle of Gran Vía there’s Espacio Fundación Telefónica, where you can find some interesting free exhibitions? That in Madrid there are several beautiful markets where you can eat or have a drink, in addition to the well-known San Miguel Market? That there’s a place in La Latina that used to be a porn cinema but now it’s restored and it works as an original bar-cinema?
If you don’t want to miss a single detail of Madrid and you are looking for less known places to visit, you should download the Petit Hostel’s Madrid guides.