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101 Remarkable Things To Do In Madrid, Spain

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The Ultimate List of The Best Things To Do In Madrid, Spain

  1. Visit the Royal Palace of Madrid royal-palace-madrid
  2. Take a walk through Retiro Park
  3. Rent a row boat at Retiro Park
  4. Tour the Prado Museum
  5. Visit the Sorolla Museum
  6. Eat at Mercado de San Miguel
  7. Go to the oldest restaurant in the world
  8. Shop along Gran Via
  9. Take pictures at Plaza Mayormadrid-plaza-mayor
  10. Get a spa treatment at the Arabic Baths
  11. Get drinks with free tapas at Bar El Tigre
  12. Party at Teatro Kapital
  13. Gaze at the Plaza de Ciebles
  14. See “El Rey Leon”, the Lion King, in Spanish
  15. See Picasso at The Reina Sofia Museum
  16. Get lost in the Thysenn Museum
  17. People watch in Puerto De Sol
  18. Get pastries at La Mallorquina in Sol
  19. Go vintage shopping in Malasana
  20. Get drinks at the sandy beach bar in Ojala Cafe
  21. Check out the multi-cultural neighborhood of Lavapies
  22. Eat on the top floor in El Corte Ingles in Gran Via for a great view
  23. Take a free walking tour of the city
  24. Take a hop-on-hop-off tour bus
  25. Eat pallea
  26. Watch the sunset at Templo de Debodmadrid-templo-de-debod
  27. Go Spanish wine tasting
  28. Go on a Spanish Tapas and Wine food tour
  29. Learn how to navigate the metro
  30. Attend intercambio classes to learn some Spanish
  31. Visit the Museum of Madrid in Tribunal
  32. Buy souvenires and gifts at El Rastro fleamarket (every Sunday 9-3)
  33. Eat chocolate con churros in La Latina
  34. Get dinner in La Latina
  35. Take a day tour to Toledotoledo-spain-cathedral
  36. Go inside the Crystal Palace in Retiro Park
  37. Get lost in the neighborhoods
  38. Drink lots of cafe con leche
  39. Have Tortilla de Patata (potato omlette) for breakfast
  40. Buy street art
  41. Go to a Real Madrid game
  42. Get a Tour of Stadium Santiago Bernabeu
  43. Buy a Real Madrid jersey
  44. Take a ride on the Teleferico
  45. Drink blue win at Mercado de San Miguel
  46. Read a book outside the Royal Palace
  47. Jog in the Botanical Garden
  48. Visit the Royal Basillica
  49. Buy a Spanish fan to cool off
  50. Take a day tour to El Escorial

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    The library inside the El Escorial Monastery
  51. Take your picture with
  52. Walk under the Puerta de Alcala
  53. Take a train to Alcala
  54. Take a Spanish Cooking Class
  55. Attend a Flamenco workshop
  56. See a Flamenco show
  57. Ride a bike through Paseo Del Prado
  58. Drink lots of sangria
  59. Get foreign groceries at a Spanish Grocery store for -cheap- food
  60. Meet some kitties at the cat cafe- La Gatoteca
  61. Take pictures of the famous Metropolis building
  62. Go bar hopping until 6 AM
  63. Get drunk off Vino- but not too drunk.
  64. Take a day trip to Chueca to see the hanging houses
  65. Listen to street performers in Sol
  66. Shop 5 floors of Primark
  67. Take a Segway City Tour
  68. Visit the National Archaeological Museum
  69. Take a Day tour to Segovia & AvilaDSC00741.JPG
  70. Participate in one of Madrid’s many escape rooms
  71. See a concert at the National Music Auditorium
  72. Take pictures by the Ciebles Palace
  73. Take a city bike tour
  74. Explore the huge, plant filled Atotcha train station
  75. Visit the Bull Fighting Museum
  76. Visit the Cerralbo Museum
  77. Smell the Flowers at the Rosadela rose garden
  78. Stroll along the Madrid River
  79. See the famous Oso y el Madrono statue in Sol
  80. Get a panorama view from the Faro de Moncloa
  81. Shop along Calle Mayor
  82. Explore the depths of the Almudena Crypt
  83. Walk across Puente de Segovia, the oldest bridge in Madrid
  84. Visit the Palacio de Gaviria (art museum)
  85. See the animals at the Madrid Zoo Aquarium
  86. Play at Madrid’s theme park
  87. Ride rollercoasters at Parque Warner Madrid
  88. Eat Jamon Iberico (Those pig legs you see hanging all over the restaurants)
  89. Have a picnic in Retiro parkDSC00644.JPG
  90. Stroll through the Paseo de Recoletos
  91. Get a tattoo in Fuencarrall
  92. Buy cookies from nuns at Monasterio Del Corpus Christi
  93. Try blue wine at el Mercado de San Miguel
  94. Search for street art graffiti
  95. Go to a bull fight (I personally stand against this, but it is still one of Madrid’s popular attractions)
  96. Attend a parade
  97. Get a treatment at the Lush Spa
  98. Set up an easle in Retiro Park and paint what you see
  99. Take a train to Alcala de Henares
  100. Have a Botellon in Parque del Oeste DSC00629.JPG
  101. Have a photo shoot in the Royal Gardens

 

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