Tourist Attractions in Madrid

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Whether you fancy gazing in awe at opulent palaces or admiring some of the world’s most famous artworks, there’s loads of ways to soak up Spanish culture and architecture in the country’s capital.

On a scorching afternoon, El Retiro park is a beautiful place to escape the sun. Or, chill out with a cold beer in the historical Plaza Mayor or Puerta del Sol.

Bet you weren’t expecting to stumble across an Egyptian temple in Madrid, were you? No, it’s not a mirage - the Egyptian Templo de Debod was a gift from Egypt to Spain. It was reconstructed stone by stone, and it’s a must-see while you’re here.


Places to sightsee in Madrid