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 station was built...
Transportation Sites Salamanca and Retiro
Jardín Botánico
Just south of the Prado, the gardens provide a pleasant place...
Gardens / Arboretums Salamanca and Retiro
Museo Arqueológico
The biggest attraction here is a replica of the early cave paintings...
Museums / Galleries Salamanca and Retiro
Museo del Prado
When the Prado was commissioned by King/Mayor Carlos III, in...
Museums / Galleries Salamanca and Retiro
Museo Lázaro Galdiano
This stately mansion of writer and editor José Lázaro Galdiano...
Museums / Galleries Salamanca and Retiro
Museo Naval
Anyone interested in Patrick O'Brian's painstakingly detailed...
Museums / Galleries Salamanca and Retiro
Palacio de Cibeles
This ornate building on the southeast side of Plaza de la Cibeles...
Government Buildings Salamanca and Retiro
Parque del Buen Retiro
Once the private playground of royalty, Madrid's crowning park...
Parks Salamanca and Retiro
Plaza Colón
Named for Christopher Columbus, this plaza has a statue of the...
Squares Salamanca and Retiro
Plaza de la Cibeles
A tree-lined walkway runs down the center of Paseo del Prado...
Fountains Salamanca and Retiro
Puerta de Alcalá
This triumphal arch was built by Carlos III in 1778 to mark the...
Architectural Sites Salamanca and Retiro
Real Fábrica de Tapices
Tired of the previous monarchs' dependency on the Belgian and...
Industrial Sites Salamanca and Retiro
San Jerónimo el Real
Ferdinand and Isabella used this church and cloister as a retiro,...
Religious Sites Salamanca and Retiro
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