Madrid Travel Guide
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- 98%Local Culture
- 76%Art & Design Lovers
- 74%History Buffs
- 71%Luxury Travelers
- 70%Nightlife Lovers
- 64%Family Travelers
Member Reviews (447)
- MadridMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 7Aug 11, 2013
This city is super cosmopolitan, with easy peasy public transport. Definitely try to see some flamenco while you are there. The Prado is a world class art museum, not to be missed.
- MadridMember ofBusiness TravelersLocal CultureBudget Travelers+ 4Dec 19, 2013
If there is one thing I can impart to you about Madrid it would be DON'T DRIVE MADRID! I enjoyed the city, but I didn't enjoy driving in the city. It's much worse than anything I have experienced in Europe or the in the States. And watch out for the cabbies, they're a very dangerous lot, with their peddle to the metal being their motto.
- MadridMember ofBusiness TravelersLocal CultureFoodies+ 3Oct 24, 2013
I never really looked at Madrid as a European "must".
It is not to be missed!
Immaculate, historical, great food and an even better nightlife.
I highly recommend!
- MadridMember ofBusiness TravelersLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 6Nov 07, 2013
Gayle and Madrid go way back. She was first here as a Nanny during the last days of Franco. Ten years ago, she took here son here and last month you brought me along. I previously visited Madrid for a day back in the early 1980s while on a business trip and onwards (via Train) to Zaragoza.
Gayle and I found Madrid is very cosmopolitan, fun, and relaxed. In Canadian Terms, Madrid is Toronto (including the superiority complex) and Barcelona is Montreal. I think of them as 2 cities in the same Country, but separated by different Nations, Cultures, and War. Both are great places to be, even though I did get a few comments about my FC Barcelona jersey.
We especially enjoyed Madrid when we were here for Día de Hispania and all the people in their patriotic presense. We also liked out relaxing walk through Retiro Park, gazing at the architecture, hanging out at the Plaza Mayor, seeing Guernica at the Reina Sofia, enjoying a glass of wine at Mercado San Miguel, and just walking around here and there.
- MadridMember ofBusiness TravelersLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 3Jun 06, 2013
Madrid is a compact capital city. That's not to say it doesn't seem like one - it's very stately - but it's considerably more walkable than London, Paris etc.
It's also very charming, with a more mature / less hedonistic atmosphere than that of Barcelona. Great architecture, great restaurants, lots of culture = well worth a trip.
- MadridMember ofBusiness TravelersLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsAug 19, 2012
Столица Испании. Must see! Для ознакомления с городом очень удобен двухдневный автобусный тур. Билет действителен в течение 2 дней, и предоставляет скидки на входные билеты во многие музеи города.
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