Madrid in the Rain

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It may be not be very likely, but there’s always a chance you will wake up to grey skies during your visit. Don’t let that get you down, though, because there are all kinds of fun things to do in Madrid indoors when the heavens open.

Iconic artisan shop in Puerta del Sol specialising in fans and umbrellas.

One of the most emblematic traditional markets of Madrid converted into a gourmet paradise, close to the Plaza Mayor.

The Art Walk has a surprise for the visitor: a tropical garden in a train station.

One of the world’s leading art galleries with works by Velázquez, Goya, El Greco, Titian, Rubens and Hieronymus Bosch.

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum takes you on a incredible journey through seven centuries of European painting.

The Reina Sofia Museum, boasting one of the finest collections of contemporary art, displays works by Picasso and Dali.

At Madrid’s Wax Museum you can see people of all types from every historical period.

Where Calle Alcalá and Gran Vía meet, there stands this monumental building, offering one of the finest views of Madrid.

A former station converted into a shopping mall and leisure complex.

This arcaded square located in the historical centre of the city is the heart of Hapsburg Madrid.

Get behind the scenes of Real Madrid, explore the club's fascinating museum and step into the players' changing rooms!

The most sophisticated face of gastronomy is found in this modern market in Chueca.

A new dining space in the Salamanca District.

On the banks of the Manzanares in the Madrid Río area, you can visit the Atletico Madrid stadium.

Tradition and innovation in a street market designed to showcase the most select gastronomy.

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Make your way up to the observation deck for stunning views of the city.

Climb on board and discover the city in a panoramic format.

Visit more than 50 museums and enjoy numerous discounts.