Top Cultural Centres

  • MataderoGrandescentros_1401095980568_1401976980.923.jpg

Housed in original buildings that are an attraction in their own right, these contemporary arts and cultural centres host myriad events throughout the year.​

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

This extraordinary cultural centre gives its name to the Conde Duque tourist area.

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

The most Vanguardist artistic expressions meet in this Neo-Moorish building in Lavapiés.

This vibrant cultural centre is famous for its temporary exhibitions and its amazing vertical garden.

A stunning cultural centre hosting myriad activities and boasting some of the best views in Madrid.

Section devoted to photography at the Mapfre Foundation in the Art Walk.

Located on one side of the Art Walk, it is an unquestionable reference for cultural proposals in the capital city.

Past, present and future come together in one of the most outstanding buildings in the Sol / Gran Vía area.

This centre, in the north of Castellana, has become one of the main exhibition halls in Madrid.

In the Salamanca District we find this essential institution, which is focused on humanistic and scientific culture.

LASEDE COAM is a multifunctional and modern complex for the citizen, dedicated to architecture.


From one of the largest Royal Palaces in Europe to Real Madrid's stadium, discover the city's most popular sights and attractions.

Check out and download everything you to need to feel right at home in our city.

  • A short but fascinating introduction to the city’s main museums which boast an important cultural heritage encompassing most European styles

    Art in Madrid Guide (PDF)
  • Art in Madrid Guide
  • A one-kilometre stretch that is home to three of the best museums in the world: the Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofía. 

    Paseo del Arte
  • Usuaria de Bicimad en el Paseo del Arte


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.

Let yourself get carried away by Madrid’s magic, parks, and gastronomy... And its plans! Join here.

  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place this year and start planning your next visit!

    2018 Events Calendar
  • Tamara de Lempicka