• ROYAL PALACE. Madrid's Royal Palace is considered by many to be one of the finest palaces in Europe more

  • ALCALÁ GATE. One of Madrid's symbols. It is now classified as a national monument more

  • PLAZA MAYOR. The symmetrical rectangular square features a uniform architecture more

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ROYAL PALACE
Location: Bailén street, s/n
Subway: Ópera
Phone:(+34) 91 454 88 00
www.patrimonionacional.es
Opening:
Winter: 09:30 to 17:00 h (Sun 09:00 to 14:00 h).
Summer: 09:00 to 18:00 h (Sun 09:00 to 15:00 h).

BUEN RETIRO PARK
Subway: Retiro
Opening:
Winter: 07:00 to 22:00 h.
Summer: 07:00 to 24:00 h.

PLAZA MAYOR SQUARE
Subway: Sol

PUERTA DEL SOL
Subway: Sol

GRAN VÍA AVENUE
Subway: Gran Vía / Callao

THE ALCALA GATE
Location: Plaza de la Independencia
Subway: Banco de España / Retiro

CIBELES SQUARE
Subway: Banco de España

ALMUDENA CATHEDRAL
Location: Bailén street, 10
Subway: Ópera

PLAZA DE LA VILLA
Subway: Sol / Ópera

LAS VENTAS
Location: Alcalá street, 237
Subway: Ventas
Phone: (+34) 91 356 22 00
www.las-ventas.com

ROYAL THEATER
Subway: Ópera

NATIONAL LIBRARY
Location: Paseo de Recoletos, 20
Subway: Colón / Serrano


NEPTUNE FOUNTAIN
Location: Plaza de Cánovas del Castillo
Subway: Atocha / Banco de España


DESCALZAS REALES
Location: Plaza de las Descalzas, 3
Subway: Callao / Sol / Ópera
Phone: (+34) 91 454 88 00
www.patrimonionacional.es
Opening:
Tue, Wed, Thu and Sat from 10:30 to 12:45 h and 16:00 to 17:45 h.
Friday from 10:30 to 12:45 h.
Sundays and holidays from 11:00 to 13:45 h.


LA ENCARNACIÓN
Location: Plaza de la Encarnación, 1
Subway: Ópera
Phone: (+34) 91 454 88 00
Opening:
Tue, Wed, Thu and Sat from 10:30 to 12:45 h and 16:00 to 17:45 h.
Friday from 10:30 to 12:45 h.
Holidays from 11:00 to 13:45 h.
LOS JERONIMOS
Location: Ruiz de Alarcón, 19
Subway: Banco de España / Atocha


EL RASTRO MARKET
Location: Puerta de Toledo
Subway: La Latina / Tirso de Molina
Opening:
Sundays and holidays from 09:00 to 15:00 h.


ST. FRANCISCO EL GRANDE
Location: San Buenaventura Street, 1
Subway: La Latina / Puerta Toledo
Phone: (+34) 91 365 38 00
Opening:
From Tuesday to Friday from 11:00 to 18:30 h.
Saturdays from 11:00 to 13:30 h.


LINARES PALACE
Location: Plaza de Cibeles, 2
Subway: Banco de España
Phone: (+34) 91 595 48 00
Reservations Phone: (+34) 902 400 222
www.casadeamerica.es
Opening:
Guided tours: Saturday and Sunday, each half hour from 10:00 to 14:00 h.

PARKS AND GARDENS:

SABATINI GARDENS
Location: Bailén, s/n.
Subway: PLAZA DE ESPAÑA / ÓPERA
Opening:
Winter (Oct-Apr): 09:00 to 21:00 h.
Summer (May-Sep): 09:00 to 22:00 h.


BOTANICAL ROYAL GARDEN
Location: Plaza de Murillo, 2
Subway: ATOCHA / ATOCHA RENFE
Phone: (+34) 91 420 30 17
Reservations Phone: (+34) 91 420 04 38
www.rjb.csic.es


CAMPO DEL MORO GARDENS
Location: Pº Virgen del Puerto, s/n
Subway: PRÍNCIPE PÍO
Opening:
Opening at 10:00 h. Closing time by month: Jan-Feb 18:00 h, Mar 19:00 h, Apr 20:00 h, May-Jun-Jul-Aug 21:00 h, Sep 20:00 h, Oct 19:00 h, Nov-Dec 18:00 h.
CASA DE CAMPO
Location: Avenida de Portugal, s/n
Subway: BATÁN / LAGO / CASA DE CAMPO
Phone: (+34) 91 479 60 02


EL CAPRICHO PARK
Location: Pº de la Alameda de Osuna, s/n
Subway: EL CAPRICHO
Opening:
Important: It only opens on weekends.


JUAN CARLOS I PARK
Location: Glorieta Don Juan de Borbón, s/n
Subway: CAMPO DE LAS NACIONES
Opening:
Oct to May: 7:00 to 23:00 h.
Jun to Sep: 7:00 to 1:00 h.


If you have more time, here are some other tourist attractions you should not miss. They aren't in Madrid city, but they are very close to it, in the Community of Madrid:

EL ESCORIAL

The Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial. It's a complex that include a basilica, royal palace, monastery.
San Lorenzo de El Escorial is located in the Sierra de Guadarrama. About 45 km (28 mi) northwest of the city of Madrid.

ALCALÁ DE HENARES

Alcalá de Henares's historical centre is one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. It's essentially medieval, with many winding cobbled streets, and many historic buildings.
About 35 km (22 mi) northeast of the city of Madrid.

MANZANARES EL REAL

The Castle of Manzanares el Real is a palace-fortress erected in the 15th century in the town of Manzanares el Real.
Manzanares el Real is a small town in the northern area of the Community. About 49 km (30 mi) northwest of the city.