TOP 10 Madrid

By | 26 January, 2017 | 0 comments


Top 10 Madrid. We would like to tell you about must –see places to visit in Madrid. Top 10 Madrid will make you fall in love with our City. Reading this post Hostal Persal will help you planning and getting the most out of your visit to Madrid.




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1 – Puerta del Sol (City Square)

Our first Top Ten Madrid. Start visiting this magnificent square that will easily catch your attention. It has unique buildings such as The Real Casa de Correos.

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2 – Plaza Mayor (City Square)

Our second choice for this Top Ten Madrid. Plaza Mayor is a place that recalls older times and makes you feel part of Madrid vibrant history. It is a great spot to enjoy one of its restaurants and terrace bars.



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3 – Palacio Real

A must-see in or Top Ten Madrid. We strongly recommend having a look at the exterior parts as much as visiting the inside rooms. You will be impressed by this Royal Residence visit.


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4 – Catedral de la Almudena

Close to Palacio Real you will find the cathedral of Madrid. The so-called “Catedral de la Almudena” is placed at an incomparable location.




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5 – Templo de Debod (Monument)

We could not forget mentioning Templo de Debod in our list. You could be delighted by the sunset after visiting the Egiptian temple in the afternoon.





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6 – Gran Vía (Boulevar)

Walk up and down our “Broadway”. See some of the theaters, restaurants, shops that Madrid offers and feel the cosmopolitan atmosphere. Pay special attention to the varied architectural styles of its buildings.


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7 – Puerta de Alcalá (Monument)

One of the five main entrances to the old city. Take a thousand pictures of Puerta de Alcalá located at Plaza de la Independencia. It is one of the most representative monuments of Madrid. (Photograph: Christmas garments at Puerta de Alcalá)


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8 – Parque de “El Retiro”

The “Retiro” park is one of the best gardens to enjoy in Madrid. Rent a rowing boat in the lake among some other leisure activities.


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9 – Paseo del Arte: Museo del Prado, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza y Museo Reina Sofía.

Few places collect such amount of Art in less than a square kilometer as in Madrid. The Prado Museum is one of the most important art galleries in Spain and Europe. It shows paintings and more than 700 statues of incalculable value. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum shows some of the most remarkable paintings from the Middle Age to the end of the 20thcentury. The Reina Sofía Museum will provide you with an insight into the Spanish contemporary Art. Works of Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró, Juan Gris and the “Guernica” from Picasso can be seen at this museum.


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10 – Plaza de la Villa (City Square)

If you want to visit one of the most beautiful squares within the old historical city at the heart of Madrid do not miss Plaza de la Villa. Walking around and off the square will bring you distant sounds of ancient times.


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