Madrid Travel Guide
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- 98%Local Culture
- 87%History Buffs
- 87%Nightlife Lovers
- 87%Art & Design Lovers
- 76%Adventure Travelers
- 72%Luxury Travelers
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- MadridMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesHistory BuffsArt & Design LoversNov 24, 2012
As a museum lover, this is one of the great cities of Europe to visit. There are so many museums, large and small, and particularly good for the arts. And then there is the food with great ingredients and so inexpensive.
- MadridMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Nov 10, 2012
Easy to navigate with their excellent subways, beautiful green space, lots of things to see and do (many of them free), very fun and friendly locals all combined to make this city at least of 4 star. Will return to see it it merits even more.
- MadridNov 01, 2012
This city has a great vibe. I'm not usually one for big cities, but Madrid has so much life to it. A great city to just wander and get lost ( but it seems like most of Spain is like that! ). Was there for a week and could have stayed longer, great shopping too!
- MadridOct 31, 2012
Madrid is delicious. I was pleasantly surprised at the culinary adventures this city offers. It's easy to stroll around and indulge in canapes, paella and sangria all day long. One night while exploring, I stumbled upon Mercado de San Miguel. This indoor market offers rows & rows of specialty food, everything from excellent wine to fruits & nuts. After talking with locals and learning about another special delicacy, hot chocolate con churros, I knew what I was doing next. I found Chocolateria San Gines shortly after and am still dreaming about it...
- MadridOct 27, 2012
Madrid what a truly amazing city, and you never know who you might meet. I was lucky enough to get a photo of this girl wearing a newspaper dress, and also very lucky that National Geographic wanted to publish it. Madrid great people, bars, food, football, I could go on, but Spain's capital is such a beautiful city, so what are you waiting for check it out!!!!!
- MadridMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 2Aug 24, 2012
Madrid is steeped in history. The culture is rich in historical significance. There is an abundance of art museums. There are plenty of restaurants to try. Shopping is plentiful. It's one of the most walkable cities I've ever had the pleasure of visiting. The metro is straightforward. Be wary of beggars and pickpockets. Enjoy your time there. Salud!
- MadridAug 05, 2012
Museo del Prado, Tysen-Bornemisza, Reina Sofia, Teatro Real, Palacio Real, Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Parque del Retiro... Just walking quietly by the city, in the Austrias, Salamanca or the classical districts, you will meet a splendid experience, plenty of Culture, Romance, Art and Beatnik.
- MadridAug 03, 2012
If you're one who's been to Madrid you know it's amazing. If you've always wanted to go I hope it's in your top 10. Of course any number of people who have traveled to this city can talk about the food, art, night life and culture. But, the most moving experience for me was to stand in the presence of Pablo Piccaso's masterpiece "Guernica". Commissioned in response to the bombing of the town of Guernica in the Basque region of Spain the solemnity of this work struck me and opened my eyes to the power that art has over the world.
- MadridJul 27, 2012
When it comes to Spain, it seems the whole world is madly in love with Barcelona. Personally, I prefer Madrid for a myriad of reasons. Not only is the food succulent, but the culture is beautiful. Spaniards are extremely friendly and know how to enjoy life. You quickly develop a sense of belonging to this wonderful city.
- MadridMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodiesJul 05, 2012
Madrid is beautiful. However, I prefer Barcelona, which I think is more lively and friendly. With that said though, Madrid is still a great place to see with many historic sites and buildings, places to shop, and a beautiful park. Not as many people speak English here as they do in Barcelona, but there are still a good amount that do. This city seems slower and more relaxing, especially in the daytime. At night, though, the city becomes alive!
- MadridJul 05, 2012
Lived there for 5 years, and would go back in a heart beat! Great food, plenty to do, and the most family friendly city I have been/lived in! It is such a melting pot, with influences from all over Europe, plus Moorish influence after 800 years of occupation, and the food, people and culture reflect this!
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