Sights & Attractions in Madrid

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Things to Do in Old Madrid

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Arab Wall
The remains of the Moorish military outpost that...
Archaeological Sites Old Madrid
 
Basílica de San Francisco el Grande
In 1760 Carlos III built this impressive...
Religious Sites Old Madrid
 
Campo del Moro
Below the Sabatini Gardens but accessible only...
Parks Old Madrid
 
Catedral de la Almudena
The first stone of the cathedral, which adjoins...
Religious Sites Old Madrid
 
Cava Baja
The epicenter of the fashionable and historic La...
Neighborhoods / Streets Old Madrid
 
Ermita de San Antonio de la Florida (Goya's tomb)
Built between 1792 and 1798 by the Italian...
Religious Sites Old Madrid
 
Jardines de Sabatini
The formal gardens to the north of the Royal...
Gardens / Arboretums Old Madrid
 
Monasterio de la Encarnación
Once connected to the Royal Palace by an...
Religious Sites Old Madrid
 
Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales
This 16th-century building was restricted for 200...
Religious Sites Old Madrid
 
Museo del Traje
This museum traces the evolution of dress in...
Museums / Galleries Old Madrid
 
Palacio Real
Emblematic of the oldest part of the city and...
Castles / Palaces Old Madrid
 
Plaza de la Paja
At the top of the hill, on Costanilla San...
Squares Old Madrid
 
Plaza de la Villa
Madrid's town council met in the medieval-looking...
Government Buildings Old Madrid
 
Plaza de Oriente
The stately plaza in front of the Royal Palace is...
Squares Old Madrid
 
Plaza Mayor
Austere, grand, and often surprisingly quiet...
Squares Old Madrid
 
Puerta del Sol
Crowded with people but pedestrian-friendly, the...
Squares Old Madrid
 
Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando
Designed by José Churriguera in the waning...
Museums / Galleries Old Madrid
 
San Nicolás de los Servitas
This church tower is one of the oldest...
Religious Sites Old Madrid
 
Teleférico
Kids love this cable car, which takes you from...
Transportation Sites Old Madrid
 
Templo de Debod
This 4th-century BC Egyptian temple was...
Religious Sites Old Madrid
 
Zoo-Aquarium
One of the most comprehensive zoological parks in...
Zoos / Aquariums Old Madrid

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