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Bolsa de Comercio de Madrid

Attractions

In the same plaza as the Hotel Ritz, Madrid's stock exchange is a landmark as well as a business centre. Enrique María Repullés won the competition to...

Plaza de la Lealtad 1
Free

Campo del Moro

Attractions

This vast garden was named after a Muslim leader in the Middle Ages, Ali Ben Yusut, who attempted to capture the fortress that is now the Palacio Real....

Paseo de la Virgen del Puerto
Free

Casa-Museo Lope de Vega

Attractions

Spain's most prolific playwright and poet, Félix Lope de Vega Carpio (1562-1635) spent the last 25 years of his life in this simple, tranquil three-storey...

C/Cervantes 11

Catedral de la Almudena

Attractions

This is not Spain's most impressive cathedral, and it's something of a miracle that it exists at all. For centuries, Church and State could not agree on...

C/Bailén 10
Major venue

Centro Cultural Conde Duque

Critics' choice
Attractions

Housed in a former barracks, built in the 18th century for Philip V's guard by Pedro de Ribera, the magnificently restored Conde Duque is a multipurpose...

C/Conde Duque 11
Free

Círculo de Bellas Artes

Critics' choice
Attractions

The Círculo de Bellas Artes occupies a superb building, designed by Antonio Palacios and completed in 1926. It is a key player in every aspect of the Madrid...

C/Alcalá 42 & C/Marqués de Casa Riera 2

Congreso de los Diputados (Las Cortes)

Attractions

Spain's parliament, the Cortes, was built in 1843-50 by Narciso Pascual y Colomer on the site of a recently demolished monastery, which has led to no end of...

Plaza de las Cortes
Free

Convento de la Encarnación

Attractions

Before the Alcázar burned down, this understated convent was its treasury, connected by a concealed passageway. In 1611 it was inaugurated as a monastery by...

Plaza de la Encarnación 1

Estación de Atocha

Attractions

Madrid's classic wrought-iron and glass main rail station was built in 1888-92, to a design by Alberto del Palacio. It remained much the same, gathering a...

Glorieta del Emperador Carlos V

Museo De Los Origenes

Attractions, Museums

Dedicated to the city's patron saint, the well-digger and labourer San Isidro, this museum sits on the spot where he supposedly lived and performed one of...

Plaza de San Andrés 2
Free

Palacio de Comunicaciones

Critics' choice
Attractions

Newcomers to Madrid find it hard to believe that this extraordinary construction, dwarfing the Plaza de Cibeles and regularly compared to a sandcastle or a...

Plaza de Cibeles

Palacio de Cristal

Attractions, Museums

This 1880s glass and wrought-iron construction, an outpost of the Reina Sofía, is a lovely, luminous space for viewing art. Shows here often involve...

Parque del Retiro
Free

Palacio de Liria

Art, Attractions, Museums

This sober, neo-classical palace, completed in 1783 and refurbished in the 1910s by Edwin Lutyens, is still very much the private property of Spain's...

C/Princesa 20
Free

Palacio de Velázquez

Art, Attractions, Museums

Built by Ricardo Velázquez for a mining exhibition in 1883, this pretty brick and tile building amid the trees of the Retiro is topped by large iron and...

Parque del Retiro
Free

Palacio Real (Palacio de Oriente)

Critics' choice
Attractions

Commissioned by Philip V after the earlier Alcázar was lost to a fire in 1734, the Royal Palace is rarely used by the royal family, and many of its 3,000...

Plaza de Oriente
Major venue
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