HIGHLIGHTS​​​

 

Plaza Mayor

The Main Square is a symbol of the city. The colonnade in the square houses traditional businesses and a wealth of bars and restaurants.

It was inaugurated in 1620. Several buildings, such as the Casa de la Panadería (Bakery House) or Casa de la Carnicería (Butcher House), stand out in the square with their façades covered in frescoes.

Museo del Prado

The Prado Museum features one of the world's finest collections of art, mainly devoted to paintings.

It holds a sizeable number of pre-twentieth century masterpieces. In addition to this most notable collection of paintings, the museum also features sculpture, Greco-Roman and Renaissance works, etc.

Retiro park

Right in the centre of the city, this green area covering 291 acres is a gem of Madrid's artistic-natural heritage.

The Retiro gardens house several monuments and sights such as the Palacio de Cristal (Glass Palace) near the man-made lake, or the Puerta de España (Gate of Spain). Visitors can also go for a boat ride in the lake.

WHAT TO DO

 

International Jazz Festival

International Jazz Festival

From 13th November to 1st December

Seasoned artists as well as talented newcomers to the genre make up the line-up for the festival's programme, which will be hosted by various venues around the city.

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