For walking: Gran Vía street, Plaza Callao Square, Malasaña Conde Duque Area, Plaza de España Square, Pintor Rosales yFerraz Street. For visiting: Deboh Temple, Royal Palace, Almudena Cathedral, Parque del Oeste Gardens, Liria Palace, Cerralbo Musseum
Bailen Street, Madrid, Madrid
Home to from Charles III to Alfonso XIII, Madrid's Royal Palace takes us on a journey through the history of Spain. Though the K ings of Spain it is no longer the royal family's home, it continues to be their official residence.
Paseo de Pintor Rosales sn, Madrid, Madrid 28008
The Madrid Cable Car offers residents of Madrid and tourists the chance to fly over the city and gaze from the air at the most historical, as well as the greenest, parts of Madrid. Monumental buildings, highways, parks and gardens are at your feet, offering one of the most evocative views of the city. The system has 80 cabins that each fit 6 passengers. Carrying a maximum of 1200 people per hour, it travels at 3.5 metres per second and takes 11 minutes to complete the journey between the 2 stops
Ferraz Street, Madrid, Madrid
This is an Egyptian temple dating back to the 2nd century BC, transported to Madrid’s Cuartel de la Montaña Park. The temple was donated to Spain by the Egyptian government to save it from floods following the construction of the great Aswan Dam.
Isabel II street, Madrid, Madrid
Madrid’s opera house, designed by the architect Antonio López Aguado during the reign of Queen Isabella I, was inaugurated in 1850 (although the first stone was laid on 23 April 1818). Located a stone's throw from Puerta del Sol, the building was one of Europe’s leading theatres for over 75 years, until it was deemed unsafe in 1925 and closed for 41 years.
Ventura Rodriguez Street, Madrid, Madrid
This museum, one of the most important in Madrid, is also one of its least well-known. Located in what used to be the stately home of the 17th Marquis of Cerralbo, visitors to the museum are transported back in time to experience what life was like for an aristocratic family in late 19th-century Madrid.