Alternative Top 10

  • Templo de Debod
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Once you've visited Madrid's most iconic attractions, from the wonderful Prado Museum to the lush Retiro Park, it's time to discover all those gems that are off the beaten track.

A beautiful 18th-century garden found off the beaten track.

Museum dedicated to Joaquin Sorolla, the painter of Mediterranean light, set in his former family home.

A little-known but stunning Baroque church whose interior is decorated entirely with wonderful frescoes.

A second-century Egyptian temple donated to Spain during the construction of the great Aswan Dam.

This 19th Century Neo-Classical building houses one of the world's most important antique collections. Reduced entrance fee until 30 September.

The former home of the Marquis of Cerralbo, this noble old mansion next to Plaza de España is a wonderful display of 19th-century opulence. Reduced entrance fee until 30 September.

Discover the “ghost station” at Chamberí, which maintains all of the original elements of the era. Open Thursday to Sunday. 

Regarded as the largest crypt in Spain, this peaceful resting place for many of the country's most noble families is home to over 400 unique columns 

This small hermitage in the area known as Madrid Río boasts a ceiling covered in original Goya frescoes.

The city's old slaughterhouse, at Madrid Rio, has been transformed into a cultural megacomplex.

  • Discover the city's most popular sights and attractions, from one of Europe's largest royal palaces to the magnificent Prado Museum and Real Madrid's stadium. 

    Madrid Top 10
  • Palacio de Cristal
  • Don't miss

    Known as "Royal Palace's little brother", the official residence of the House of Alba is now open to the public.

    Liria Palace
  • Palacio de Liria
  • Hop onto a train or bus and leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind.

    Day Trips
  • Catedral de Toledo


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

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

To enjoy amazing spring plans in Madrid.