Madrid

Museums of Madrid: 5 mansions transformed into a museum

Museums of Madrid: 5 mansions transformed into a museum

As we indicated in our Madrid guide, you can buy a five-museum pass that allows you to visit any museum within a ten-day period of: the Sorolla Museum, Cerralbo Museum, Lázaro Galdiano Museum, National Museum of Decorative Arts and the Museum of Romanticism. All of...

The Golden Triangle of Art of Madrid

The Golden Triangle of Art of Madrid

Today we would like to talk about the Paseo del Arte of Madrid, an area located in the center of Madrid where you can enjoy  works by  the most important painters in history. This triangle consists of three important museums: the Prado Museum, the Reina Sofia Museum...

The most visited museums in Madrid

The most visited museums in Madrid

If you are interested in art, I am sure during your next stay in Madrid you will not want to miss the opportunity to visit one of its museums, of which there are many. There are plenty of them, covering many different themes, for all tastes, and some of which even for...

Basque ball in Madrid: the recovery of the Beti-Jai

Basque ball in Madrid: the recovery of the Beti-Jai

The Temple of the Basque Ball in Madrid, Beti-Jai, is recovering. Located at number 7 of Marqués de Riscal Street in the Chamberí district, we find this 19th century jewel of neo-Mudejar style. It is the only sports building of that time left standing. The ball game...

Madrid in 2 days, the best route to see the city

Madrid in 2 days, the best route to see the city

Do you have 2 days to visit Madrid? You may not be able to see everything, but 2 days is more than enough to appreciate how special this city is and discover those corners off the beaten track to fall in love with. We suggest the things to see every day, but it is...

Parks of Madrid, El Retiro, my favourite place

Parks of Madrid, El Retiro, my favourite place

Located in the city center, Retiro Park is one of the most attractive parks of Madrid. It is perfect for walking, doing sport, boating, cycling, resting on a terrace or enjoying some other exhibition. Any time of year is good to visit, although during week days it is...

Madrid, the city with the oldest restaurant in the world

Madrid, the city with the oldest restaurant in the world

It is said that the oldest restaurant in the world is located in the city of Madrid. The Guinness World Book of Records, in its 1987 edition, mentions the restaurant Sobrino de Botín or Casa Botín or Botín Restaurant, founded in 1725, as the oldest in the world....

Typical dishes of Madrid, discover its gastronomy

Typical dishes of Madrid, discover its gastronomy

In Spain, gastronomy is a pleasure. It is known for its wines, its ham, its olive oil, its tapas, its pintxos and its Mediterranean diet. It offers a variety of dishes and flavours that change depending on the region. Madrid people like to have a coffee with milk and...

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