Sights & Attractions in Madrid


Things to Do in Salamanca and Retiro

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Estación de Atocha
A steel-and-glass hangar, Madrid's main train...
Transportation Sites Salamanca and Retiro
Jardín Botánico
Just south of the Prado, the gardens provide a...
Gardens / Arboretums Salamanca and Retiro
Museo Arqueológico
After being closed for more than six years, this...
Museums / Galleries Salamanca and Retiro
Museo del Prado
One of the world's top museums, the Prado is to...
Museums / Galleries Salamanca and Retiro
Museo Lázaro Galdiano
This stately mansion of writer and editor José...
Museums / Galleries Salamanca and Retiro
Museo Naval
Anyone interested in Patrick O'Brian's...
Museums / Galleries Salamanca and Retiro
Palacio de Cibeles
This ornate building on the southeast side of...
Government Buildings Salamanca and Retiro
Parque del Buen Retiro
Once the private playground of royalty, Madrid's...
Parks Salamanca and Retiro
Plaza Colón
Named for Christopher Columbus, this plaza has a...
Squares Salamanca and Retiro
Plaza de la Cibeles
A tree-lined walkway runs down the center of...
Fountains Salamanca and Retiro
Puerta de Alcalá
This triumphal arch was built by Carlos III in...
Architectural Sites Salamanca and Retiro
Real Fábrica de Tapices
Tired of the previous monarchs' dependency on the...
Industrial Sites Salamanca and Retiro
San Jerónimo el Real
Ferdinand and Isabella used this church and...
Religious Sites Salamanca and Retiro


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