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Reviewed on Oct 6, 2019
History buffs will enjoy exploring Madrid, and visitors give high marks for the fascinating museums, popular theater scene, and renowned art. Tourists who journey to this vibrant city can discover its monuments, architecture, and shopping. Top sights in the city include Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, and Gran Via Street.
Known for its museums, theaters, and art, the city's cultural venues include Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum, Royal Palace, and Prado Museum. Attractions like Madrid Zoo Aquarium, Parque Warner Madrid, and Madrid Amusement Park are fun for kids of all ages. Its monuments and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, and Almudena Cathedral.
In Madrid, you'll be able to select from 2998 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. These are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
Other favorite sights in Madrid include Gran Via Street, Paseo del Prado, and El Rastro. Top places to see outside the city include Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, 26.3 mi/42.3 km from the heart of the city, and Valley of the Fallen, which is 28.4 mi (45.6 km) away.
With so many ways to get around, exploring all of Madrid is simple. Nearby metro stations include Sol Station, Gran Via Station, and Callao Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Madrid Recoletos Station, Madrid Principe Pio Station, or Madrid Atocha Station.