Top reasons to visit Madrid
Madrid is bustling, is energetic, is full of life..
Madrid is hectic yet relaxed, it's a friendly vibrant place with masses to see, and its downtown area can be easily explored on foot.
From Puerta del Sol and the Gran Vía boulevard to Plaza de España, Malasaña, Chueca and the Real Madrid stadium, it's not sheer multitude that makes the city stir. It's the madrileño attitude -
Madrid is Spain's largest city and its capital and is the center for international business. Yes, Madrid is for travelers interested in famous paintings and stunning architecture, but it's also, and maybe more so, for those looking for an unhurried good time. Madrid has a lot to offer outside the walls of the Prado Museum
Whether you fall in love with the art museums, shopping, delicious tapas or the Madrid nightlife, a short stay in Spain's capital city will leave you smitten.
The problem with Madrid culture & arts is picking and choosing what to do! Besides the fantastic permanent collections of the Prado Museum, Reina Sofia Museum and Thyssen Bornemisza, there are dozens other museums, cultural centers, galleries, theaters, cinemas, music venues, flamenco locales, festivals...
The Madrid characteristic that most impacts first-
Madrid was choosed by Phillip II as capital for its prime location smack in the center of the Iberian Peninsula. Visit Madrid and see how easy it is to discover the rest of Spain from this jump-
This is the great time in Madrid history to visit. Traditions like San Isidro and El Rastro flea market prove madrileños value local customs, while the gay neighborhood of Chueca, rocker Malasaña and multiethnic Lavapiés prove that Madrid is fervently embracing modernity as well. The city is plagued by construction, however we'll all benefit in a few years as pedestrian-
Madrid is probably the best communicated city in Spain. You can go to any city in Spain through Madrid. It is the start point for all Spanish highways. It's also the central location for railways going to most Spanish cities, including high velocity trains (AVE, in Spanish). And moreover, Madrid has one of the world's largest airports -