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Parque Juan Carlos I

Attractions

This huge park, Madrid's newest green (and brown) space, lies between the airport and the Feria de Madrid trade fair centre. With time it should become one...

Avda de Logroño & Avda de los Andes

Planetario de Madrid

Attractions

Close to the IMAX, the Planetarium has seasonal exhibitions on the solar system as well as 45- minute shows. Like the IMAX, the narration here is only in...

Parque Tierno Galván

Plaza de la Villa

Attractions

Madrid's oldest square, home to the city's main market place in Muslim and early medieval times, contains three noteworthy buildings. Dominant is the Casa...

Tags: Square

Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas

Attractions

More than 22,000 spectators can catch a bullfight in this, Spain's largest arena, completed in 1929. Like most early 20th-century bullrings, it is in...

C/Alcalá 237
Major venue

Puerta de Alcalá

Attractions

A short distance along C/Alcalá from Cibeles, in the middle of another traffic junction, stands one of the most impressive monuments built for King Charles...

Plaza de la Independencia
Tags: Monument

Puerta de Toledo

Attractions

Slightly swallowed up in the traffic at the meeting point of the Old City and the roads in from the south-west, this neo-classical gate was one of the...

Glorieta de la Puerta de Toledo
Tags: Monument

Real Fábrica de Tapices

Attractions, Museums

Goya created some of his freshest images as designs for Madrid's royal tapestry factory, founded in 1721. Originally it was in Chueca, but has been here...

C/Fuenterrabía 2

Real Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales

Critics' choice
Attractions

The convent of the Descalzas Reales ('Royal Barefoot Nuns') is the most complete 16th-century building in Madrid and still houses a cloistered community. It...

Plaza de las Descalzas 3
Major venue

Real Palacio de El Pardo

Attractions

In 1405 Henry III constructed a hunting lodge here, but the first monarch to take a really serious interest in El Pardo's excellent deer and game hunting...

C/Manuel Alonso
Major venue

Sala del Canal de Isabel II

Attractions

This water tower, built in elaborate neo-Mudéjar style in 1907-11 is considered a gem of Madrid's industrial architecture. It is now home to a stylish...

C/Santa Engracia 125
Free

San Andrés, Capilla del Obispo & Capilla de San Isidro

Attractions

The large church of San Andrés dates from the 16th century, but was badly damaged in the Civil War in 1936 and later rebuilt in a relatively simple style....

Plaza de San Andrés 1
Free

San Jerónimo el Real

Attractions

Founded in 1464 and rebuilt for Queen Isabella in 1503, this church near the Retiro was particularly favoured by the Spanish monarchs, and used for state...

C/Moreto 4
Free

San Nicolás de los Servitas

Attractions

The oldest surviving church in Madrid stands just a few minutes from Plaza de Oriente. Its 12th-century tower is one of two Mudéjar towers (see also San...

Plaza San Nicolás

San Pedro el Viejo

Attractions

This impressive Mudéjar brick tower dates from the 14th century, although the rest of the church dates from much later, having been rebuilt in the 17th century.

Costanilla de San Pedro
Free

Sociedad General de Autores (Palacio Longoria)

Art, Attractions

Given the extraordinary output of Catalan modernista architects such as Gaudí in Barcelona in the early 20th century, it is remarkable, to non-Spaniards at...

C/Fernando VI