The city has almost 3.2 million inhabitants with a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.5 million. It is the third-largest city in the European Union (EU) after London and Berlin, and its monocentric metropolitan area is the third-largest in the EU after those of London and Paris. The municipality itself covers an area of 604.3 km.
Madrid, Spain's central capital, is a city of elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks such as the Buen Retiro. It's renowned for its rich repositories of European art, including the Prado Museum's works by Goya, Velázquez and other Spanish masters. The heart of old Hapsburg Madrid is the portico-lined Plaza Mayor, and nearby is the baroque Royal Palace and Armory, displaying historic weaponry.
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The Royal Palace of Madrid is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family at the city of Madrid, but it is only used for state ceremonies. King Felipe VI and the Royal Family do not reside in the palace, choosing instead the more modest Palace of Zarzuela on the outskirts of Madrid.
The Prado Museum is the main Spanish national art museum, located in central Madrid. It is widely considered to have one of the world's finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, and the single best collection of Spanish art.
The Queen Sofia Museum is Spain's national museum of 20th-century art. The museum was officially inaugurated on September 10, 1992, and is named for Queen Sofía. It is located in Madrid, near the Atocha train and metro stations, at the southern end of the so-called Golden Triangle of Art (located along the Paseo del Prado and also comprising the Museo del Prado and the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza). The museum is mainly dedicated to Spanish art.
The Thyssen, is an art museum in Madrid, Spain, located near the Prado Museum on one of city's main boulevards. It is known as part of the "Golden Triangle of Art", which also includes the Prado and the Reina Sofia national galleries. The Thyssen-Bornemisza fills the historical gaps in its counterparts' collections: in the Prado's case this includes Italian primitives and works from the English, Dutch and German schools, while in the case of the Reina Sofia it concerns Impressionists, Expressionists, and European and American paintings from the 20th century.
The National Archaeological Museum is located on Serrano Street beside the Plaza de Colón (Columbus Square), sharing its building with the National Library.
The museum was founded in 1867 by a Royal Decree of Isabella II as a depository for numismatic, archaeological, ethnographical and decorative art collections of the Spanish monarchs.
The Wax Museum in Madrid is the perfect place to spend an enjoyable afternoon, especially if you go with children. More than just an exhibition of figures, it recreates atmospheres, combines spaces and sounds, and offers a unique way of getting to know history, through the more than 450 people represented there. It introduces the visitor to people of all periods and occupations from different disciplines and fields of knowledge. Among them we find famous athletes, politicians, and celebrities from the past and present. Included are historical figures like Cleopatra, Napoleon, and the Kings of the Hapsburg and Bourbon dynasties, among others. T
The Tourist Ticket (also known as the Tourist Travel Pass) can be used on all types of public transport in the Region of Madrid. Allowing you to take unlimited trips within your chosen timeframe, it is a practical and inexpensive way to get around Madrid.
Passes are valid for 1, 2, 3, 5 or 7 days and for two zones (A and T).
The pass for Zone A comprises the following:
§ Use of the Metro in zone A (City of Madrid) - including the 3€ airport supplement,
§ All blue EMT city buses (except the yellow Airport Express shuttle),
§ Renfe Cercanías commuter trains covering zones 0 and A,
§ Metro Ligero light rail train ML1.
The pass for Zone T covers:
§ The entire Metro network.
§ All blue city buses (except the Airport Express shuttle) and the green intercity buses in the Region of Madrid, including services to Guadalajara and Toledo. This pass encompasses all 8 zones, from A to E2 (6 zones in the Region of Madrid and 2 in Castilla La Mancha).
§ All Renfe Cercanías commuter trains (zones 0, A, B1, B2, B3, C1, C2).
§ Metro Ligero light rail trains ML1, ML2 and ML3, and the ML4 Parla tramway.
Zone T is the recommended option if you're planning on making day trips to places like El Escorial, Aranjuez or Alcalá de Henares.
IMPORTANT: It cannot be used on high-speed trains (including the AVE to Guadalajara and the Avant to Toledo) nor Renfe Operadora regional trains.
Relive more than 100 years of Real Madrid history as you dive into the sights, smells, and sounds of this celebrated club at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. Wander through the dressing room where the world's best players suit up, stroll around the field, and explore the museum where past legends live on.
Since 1966, the stadium has accumulated hundreds of stories. Our guides will share with you the most interesting ones, as you discover the unique spaces that only a limited number of people can access each week, such as the grass, the bench, the changing rooms, the Press Room, the President's Box or VIP room, where new signings are presented.
The sensation of the stairs that separate the tunnel and the field whilst listening to the hymn, can not be explained in words. You have to try it!
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