Madrid Viewpoints

  • Vista aérea Palacio Real © Patrimonio Nacional

Enjoy the best views. It is easy to make everyone’s dream on arriving in a new city come true in Madrid. There are viewpoints in strategic places, located on historic buildings or in representative areas, from where it is possible to admire the  urban network, the roofs of the old quarter, the open horizon, with the Guadarrama mountains in the background, or, simply, the sky that has been painted so many times by the greatest masters of universal art.  Do you want to know where these special balconies are? Just a tip: Don’t forget your camera! 


Enjoy the city from this observation deck, which stands 92 metres tall, and take in wonderful vistas of the city.

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

A window into the history of the diocese of Madrid, open to visitors in the Hapsburg tourist area.

A second-century Egyptian temple donated to Spain during the construction of the great Aswan Dam (The inside of the monument is currently closed to visitors).

Observation deck located on the eighth floor of the Cibeles Palace, from which to enjoy some of the best vistas of Madrid. (Temporarily closed for restoration work from 26th February)

An incredible sunset can be enjoyed from this popular Latina Park.

One of the best places to watch the sun set in Madrid, known popularly as 'the park of the seven boobs'. 

This natural environment surrounded by the Manzanares in the Usera area is ideal for leisure and recreation.

A park close to Puente del Rey with spectacular views of the Royal Palace and Almudena Cathedral.

A Botanical garden with spectacular views of Madrid at the Los Austrias district

  • After a long day touring the city, relax on a terrace with a drink or a meal and watch the sun set.

    Outdoor Bars and Cafés
  • Terrazas de Madrid
  • Enjoy Madrid while going off the beaten track: get a tattoo, visit a haberdasher’s, have a plate of cocido, take a nap… All power to the imagination!

    Unique romantic getaways
  • Escapada romántico


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.

There are all kinds of things to do in Madrid, but some of them are not to be missed! Find out more!