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Madrid Travel Guide Spain - A trip to Spain wouldn’t be complete if you didn’t pay a visit to the political, cultural, and financial center of the country. Madrid is filled with many interesting sights to see, people to meet, and activities to participate in. While there are numerous historic attractions to explore, there is also a wealth of delicious restaurants and non-stop entertaining nightlife. You never know what will happen next when you plan a vacation to this alluring city.

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When looking for cheap Madrid hotels, there are many selections that offer just the right accommodations for the exited and curious traveler. Where you choose to stay can be influenced by an array of outside factors, such as budget, vacancy, and the closeness to main attractions. For some, it is quite important to be situated about the hustle and bustle of the city, while others don’t mind a quiet residential setting on the outskirts of town.

When looking for a hotel room in Madrid that isn’t too cheap, yet not expensive, Hotel Praga, located at C/Antonio Lopez 65, provides lodging for a little over $80 per night. Local attractions situated by this establishment include Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor. Spend a little more at the Best Western Hotel Atlantico on Gran Via, 38 and for about $150 per night you will have access to extra perks that will make your stay a little more comfortable. For those working with a budget that can handle a higher end selection, the Westin Palace Madrid, found at Plaza de las Cortes, 7, charges close to $400 per night.

When it comes time to plan an itinerary for the city, you will probably have a hard time sorting out all of the exciting tourist attractions that Madrid Spain has to offer. Museum lovers are in heaven with the best sights being the Prado, Reina Sofía and Thyssen Bornemizsa. A visit to Puerta del Sol will bring you to a host of 19th-century buildings that are surrounded by numerous shops, cafés, bars, and eateries. In Castellana, the Real Jardín Botánico (Royal Botanical Gardens) is positioned.

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Madrid Interesting Facts

  • In 1329, King Fernando V assembled The Court of Madrid for the first time.
  • The famous Kilometre 0, from which all Spain’s 6 National highways start is Puerta del Sol.
  • Picasso’s famous Guernica painting is housed at the Reina Sofia art museum.
  • The Madrid monument The Templo de Debod is an Egyptian monument from 4th century BC.
  • Felipe II made Madrid Spain’s capital back in 1561.
  • San Isidro is the male patron saint of Madrid Spain.
  • Madrilenos celebrate a popular uprising against the French every year on May 2nd.
  • The Teleferico is Madrid’s only cable car.
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Madrid Hotels

You can book you hotel in Madrid Spain here. Some Madrid Spain hotels offer up to 70% discount for online hotel reservations.
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Madrid Map

Madrid Map We have a great street map of Madrid Spain for you here. You can pan around the interactive map of Madrid to find any location you need.

Madrid Weather

Madrid WeatherIf you want to know what the weather forcast for Madrid Spain will be during your visit you can do so here. Just click on the image.

Madrid Photos

Madrid Spain is such a beautiful city to visit. We have gathered a selection of photos of Madrid Spain for you to enjoy.
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