Travel Videos

Madrid Shopping

Madrid Shopping Spain - Madrid Center is the prime location for shopping. Any shopper of any taste will be shocked by the diversity and selection of shops in the center of this city. The concentration of shops lie to the north of Puerta del Sol and radiate outward.

Gran Via was built in the through the 1910s and 1920ís as the prime location for the best shops, hotels and restaurants. It offers the best bookstores, and some of the finest outlet stores offering fashion, jewelry, and handcrafted accessories from all over Spain.

Free Travel Community

Northwest Madrid is located a few blocks east of Parque del Oeste and is loaded with upscale shops selling fashion, gifts, childrenís clothing and much more. This area also offers a number of great bookstores throughout.

Salamanca District is an upper-class neighborhood and its shops are likewise quite exclusive. This district offers a number of outlets for furniture shops, jewelry, and interior decorators as well as department stores.

Additional Shopping

Carrera de San Jeronimo east of Puerta del Sol

Plaza Mayor

El Rastro

Travel Guide Tourist Attractions
Expedia Travel Destinations
Travel Flights

Madrid Interesting Facts

  • In 1329, King Fernando V assembled The Court of Madrid for the first time.
  • The famous Kilometre 0, from which all Spainís 6 National highways start is Puerta del Sol.
  • Picassoís 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 Spainís 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 Madridís only cable car.
American Express
Travel Car Rental
Travel Guide Hotel

Madrid Hotels

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

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.
Madrid Photos

About | Travel Community | Contact | Forum | Privacy | Advertise | Syndication | Partners | Directory

Copyright © 2008 TravelGuide.TV