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Essential museums, monuments, festivals, walks and tours in Madrid

The best swimming pools in Madrid

From Olympic-size swimming pools in sports centres to exclusive swims on hotel rooftops and natural pools in nature, Madrid offers you plenty of ways to cool...

Madrid with kids

Madrid with kids

Your essential guide to Madrid for kids so the little ones can get the most out of the city too

Free things to do

Free things to do

Art galleries, parks, bars, clubs... enjoy all Madrid has to offer without spending a single euro!

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This week and beyond in Madrid

Mercado de Motores

Mercado de Motores

The most famous (and oldest) street market in Madrid is back. Fashion, decoration, music, gastronomy... As every second weekend of the month, the...

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Crystal Fighters

Crystal Fighters

It's always a party when these guys are in town. Last summer they played the Río Babel festival, and now the English-Spanish outfit is in Madrid...

Metallica

Metallica

Metallica is one of the few veteran heavy metal bands (as well as Iron Maiden and AC/DC) that are still recording and performing. They started out in the...

The 1975

The 1975

-CANCELED-The 1975 is one of the most-followed and best-loved bands on the indie/pop international scene. Their new live show includes spectacular visuals...

Culture in the capital

Matadero Madrid

Matadero Madrid

Located in the city’s former municipal slaughterhouse, this complex of 48 buildings is now a multifunctional space dedicated to art and contemporary culture....

Museo del Prado

Museo del Prado

Housed in a gigantic neo-classical building begun by Juan de Villanueva for King Charles III in 1785, the Prado is Madrid's best-known attraction. Charles...

CaixaForum

CaixaForum

This cultural centre managed by La Caixa savings bank is located in Madrid’s Art Triangle, very near to the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, the...

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Mercado de San Miguel

Mercado de San Miguel

This is Madrid's only cast-iron structured market that has survived to the present day and has reinvented itself and adapted to new...

Mercado de San Antón

Mercado de San Antón

Inspired by the success of Mercado de San Miguel, the neighbourhood of Chueca saw the opening of the remodelled Mercado de San Antón in 2011, which...

El Mercado de la Reina

El Mercado de la Reina

Very centrally located and open year-round from morning until the second drink of the night, this huge space (with a terrace in the square out the back where...

Vincci Soma

Vincci Soma

The Vincci Soma is situated in central Madrid, next to Goya Metro Station. The hotel features a gym, restaurant and free WiFi access throughout. Rooms at the...

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