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3 days in Madrid

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3 days in Madrid
While in Madrid, you have to fall in love with the art. Be prepared to spend more than few hours enjoying the world-famous art pieces.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Day 1
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza)
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Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza)

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza http://www.museot...   Paseo del Prado, 8 Tel: (+34) 914-203-944 Metro: Banco de España Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Prado Museum
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Prado Museum

The Prado has one of the largest art collections in the world, and is best known for its diverse assortment of works by Velasquez, Goya and El Greco.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Gateway of the Sun (Puerta del Sol)
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Gateway of the Sun (Puerta del Sol)

Considered by many to be the "hub" of the city, this large urban plaza contains many statues and monuments.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Casa Labra
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Casa Labra

Serving traditional Spanish food since 1860, the restaurant is mostly famous for its bacalao (cod).

Cost: 5 $ - 10 $
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Day 2
Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)
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Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)

The biggest park close to downtown Madrid is El Retiro Park, which has an area of 12 hectares. King Felipe IV constructed it in 1632 as part of his... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Queen Sofia Arts Center (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia)
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Queen Sofia Arts Center (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia)

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia (MNCARS) http://www.museor... Santa Isabel, 52 Plaza del Emperador Carlos V Tel: (+34) 917-741-000 Metro... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Arroceria Gala
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Arroceria Gala

True to its name, Arroceria Gala restaurant (Gala Rice Restaurant) serves Mediterranean inspired rice dishes.

Cost: 1 $ - 36 $
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Plaza Mayor
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Plaza Mayor

Huge plaza packed with cafes, bars and tourists.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Day 3
Royal Palace of Madrid
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Royal Palace of Madrid

Luxurious, over-the-top rococo palace with over 2,000 opulently gilded rooms.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Almudena Cathedral
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Almudena Cathedral

Cathedral of La Almudena     Across the square of the Palacio Real is the Almudena Cathedral. This was the church where Prince Felipe married Letizia... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Los Galayos
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Los Galayos

inglesWhen our Restaurant opened in 1894 none of us could have come to guess the traditional, varied, different and tailored to the tastes of todayNowdays in Los Galayos can find a multifunctional space where you can enjoy a snack from our bar or enjoy our menu in any of five different saloons.In the bar you can enjoy snacks and tapas specials. In the restaurant we happened to those who... More

inglesWhen our Restaurant opened in 1894 none of us could have come to guess the traditional, varied, different and tailored to the tastes of todayNowdays in Los Galayos can find a multifunctional space where you can enjoy a snack from our bar or enjoy our menu in any of five different saloons.In the bar you can enjoy snacks and tapas specials. In the restaurant we happened to those who prefer to enjoy a comfortable and somewhat formal. We have private rooms with all facilities audio visual. Ah! and for those who prefer the terraces, we have two, one on the same street Botoneras running all year around, and the other in the Plaza Mayor.Come and see us, you will enjoy a nice ambiance and a wonderful meal.EspanolCuando nuestro local abrio en 1.894 nadie de nosotros podria haber llegado a adivinar lo tradicional, variado, diferente y adaptado a los gustos de hoy, que es en la actualidad nuestro Restaurante y Bar.Actualmente en Los Galayos podeis encontrar, un espacio multifuncional, donde disfrutar desde un aperitivo en nuestra barra o disfrutar de nuestra carta en cualquiera de los cinco distintos salones.En la barra podreis disfrutar de pinchos y tapas muy especiales. En el restaurante dejamos paso a aquellos que prefieren disfrutar de un ambiente comodo y algo mas formal. Disponemos de salones privados con todo tipo de facilidades audio visuales. Ah! y para aquellos que prefieran las terrazas, disponemos de dos, una de ellas en la misma calle Botoneras en funcionamiento durante todo el ano, y la otra en la Plaza Mayor.Venir a vernos, disfrutareis de un local y de una comida maravillosa. Less

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