Madrid Top 10

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

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and get lost in this stunning park that no one should leave Madrid without visiting.

The largest royal palace in Western Europe is a must-visit for all.


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

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum takes you on a incredible journey through seven centuries of European painting. (Free entry for under 18s until 2 January)


This bustling square located bang in the centre of Madrid is one of the city’s most famous sites.

Marking the start of the Art Walk, this fountain is one of Madrid's most renowned icons.

The Reina Sofia Museum boasts one of the finest collections of contemporary art in the world, including Picasso's iconic Guernica.

Spain's best known street market is one of the oldest in Madrid, dating back to mediaeval times.

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


Make your way up to the observation deck of the former transmissions tower and enjoy a stunning view of the city.

Take in the city's top sights on board our hop on hop off bus, equipped with audio guides in 14 languages.

Musicals, plays, festivals, flamenco shows… Take advantage of offers for top shows with Vuelve a Madrid!

  • Discover 10 places off the beaten track that your trip to Madrid wouldn't be complete with visiting. 

    Alternative Top 10
  • Templo de Debod
  • Don’t miss the weekly Changing of the Guard (held every Weds and Sat) and the Solemn Change, which takes place on the first Wednesday of each month (next Solemn Change: 6 March)

    Changing the Guard at the Royal Palace
  • Relevo solemne de la Guardia Real
  • Download free maps and guides to the city to help you plan your trip.

    Madrid Maps and Guides
  • Mapa turístico de Madrid (ES/EN) Septiembre 2016
  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

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

    2019 Events Calendar
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