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1. Posted by patriuska_24 (Budding Member, 3 posts) 28 Dec '12 10:26

Madrid, Spain capital, is one of the most beautiful cities with more cultural wealth of our country, here are some places you should not miss if you are visiting or going to visit.

Skiing at any time of the year in Madrid Snowzone

Yes and I say all year, even in summer you can enjoy almost 400 meters of track

Visit the Sports Palace, where the Real Madrid basketball team plays, or enjoy some other show

Retiro Park

Where to go with your partner one evening and enjoy a leisurely boat trip

Enjoy a squid sandwich with mayonnaise and a beer in the Plaza Mayor, or savour a plate of cooked. A good cooked with chickpeas, black pudding, sausage, ham bone ... Delicious!

Take a picture with the bear and the arbutus

Located on ‘Puerta del Sol’, can not miss the typical picture that says you've been in Madrid

Warner Park

Where to spend a fun day riding some of its attractions as Stunt Fall or Revenge of Enigma.

Visit the Madrid Mountain Range with snow

Now it is winter season can always leave Madrid and enjoy the Madrid mountain range , a short half hour drive from the Spain capital

View the most exclusive in the shop window of Serrano street and Preciados street

If we allow our pocket, we can not overlook the opportunity to do some shopping in one of the most exclusive shops in Spain.

See the Cibeles and Neptuno fountains

Two of the most iconic symbols of Madrid and Madrid soccer

Kio towers

Scenes of many films, two towers are inclined towards one another, 15 ° to the vertical, with a height of 114 m and 26 plants.

Gran Vía

Starting at Alcalá street and ends at the Spain Square. A meeting place for many locals to start the party

Chueca

Picturesque place where are most of the gay and lesbian community in the capital of Spain, we can go to one of their super modern restaurants, shops, sex shops, cafes and saunas between them. And enjoy the gay pride festivals are held every year in late June

Almudena Cathedral

We can not leave Madrid without visiting the Almudena Cathedral, located in the city centre opposite the Royal Palace

Escorial

Renaissance style, this Monastery is currently occupied by monks of the Order of Saint Augustine

Merca Madrid

Focal point for the purchase and distribution of raw materials such as fruit, vegetables, meat and fish, one of the largest in Europe

Museums such as Thyssen, Prado or Reina Sofia

Where you can enjoy an art exhibition

Taking some churros and a chocolate after a night out

After a long night of partying do not forget to take a wet hot chocolate with churros to go straight to bed.

Atocha and Chamartín train stations

Strategic points of the city, many places of departure and arrival of trains almost every 5 minutes.

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Located in the ‘Puerta del Sol’, the starting point of all Spanish roads.

Santiago Bernabeu stadium

Place of worship of the fans of Real Madrid football club, with a capacity for 85,000 people

Here are some places you should not miss if you are visiting Madrid, there are endless possibilities to enjoy the most of your stay