Article by Hannes Krueger

The Spanish money Madrid, with about three million inhabitants, is one of the greatest metropolises in Europe. Apart from London, Madrid and Paris the most visited town, formally for a city break offers. There are countless sights. Previously mentioned all the museums in Madrid are absolutely recommendable, the 3 most well-known museums in the entire world are situated on the Paseo del Prado there are the museums, Museo del Prado, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and Museo de Arte Thyssen-Bornemisza. The Museo del Prado are paintings by planet-popular painters, such as Van Gogh and El Greco issued.

The Plaza Mayor, principal square in Madrid, is on the scale of the most well-known sights of Madrid also substantial. In the middle of the square you will locate the equestrian statue of Philip III. Cartoonists and road musicians can be found here in abundance. The big rectangular square is fully surrounded by 3 households. In him you will discover numerous cafes and dining establishments, but quite costly.

Absolute tourist highlight of the Spanish money is the Palacio Genuine, Madrid, the city palace and former residence of the Spanish royal loved ones. In a fascinating tour of the far more than two,000 rooms, particularly the throne space and the Spiegel Gallery you ought to visit. Also an in depth weapons collection of paintings and is found in the castle.

Adjacent to the king’s palace is found, the Almudena Cathedral, wherever in 2004 the Spanish Crown Prince Felipe of his wife Letizia Yes, the phrase was, it is in the interior with modern day pop-art decorations.

The Parque del Buen Retiro is a 1.four km ² significant park in the heart of Madrid with gorgeous gardens and an synthetic pond. Gladly, the park as the “green lung” refers to Madrid. Here it is wonderful from the usually bustling metropolitan bustle loosen up. Featured here are the Rose Garden and the Glass Pavilion, which the London Crystal Palace was modeled right after. Even the Statue of Angel Caído, which in honor of the angel Lucifer was developed, is a well-known photograph option.

From Moncloa tower with its a hundred meter-high observation deck delivers a stunning view about the Spanish money. The tower is positioned at the Plaza de Moncloa.

In the banking district AZCA is almost certainly the most popular skyscraper in Madrid, the Torre Picasso. Architect of the 157 meters higher tower was Japanese, whose best-identified buildings such as the renowned Entire world Trade Middle is 1.

Madrid is the city with the longest nights of Europe. In fact does the evening daily life here a little from that in Germany. It breaks the earliest clock by 22 and celebrates usually up to 6 or seven clock morning. Many bars, pubs and nightclubs offer the vacationers here all sorts of new music variations.

Throughout the month of March 2009 is particularly fascinating, the International Boat Show and, of course, the classic bull fights, which March-October area. In addition, in the so-called Holy Week Semana Santa rather, solemn religious processions and church providers.

The Pizzeria Maravillas district of the lively Malasaña is also extremely well-known: the pizza right here is at ease in the refreshing air consumed with no cutlery. The Casa Granada, a tapas bar on the ninth floor of an otherwise instead unsightly building, with its tables, a good balcony overlooking the town.

In Madrid there are numerous youth hostels and guest houses, but also 5-star luxurious hotels. An insider tip is opened in 2004 newly developed ultra contemporary glass and black stone of the hotel, “Urban”. The four-star Hotel Tryp Ambassador “in sight of the Teatro Genuine, provides a great cost-efficiency ratio.

The Campomanes, a tiny, modern hotel close to the Teatro Actual, is more for the tiny purse.

About the Writer

I was born 1972 in Berlin. After a handful of a long time as a tour guide, I now reside in Munich.