DerbyshireJames's Madrid, Spain
Plaza de Oriente
opposite Palacio Real
Plaza de Oriente like much of Madrid is a square which makes up an area and links one part of the ci...
Royal Botanic Garden (Real Jardin Botanico)
Plaza Murillo 2
After the hustle and bustle of the Prado, the Real Jardin Botanico are a welcome respite to unwind a...
Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena
Calle Bailen 10
This is a unique visit. From the outside the cathedral looks at one with the Palacio Real with its n...
Calle Gerona 4
A truly wonderful plaza. At night there are too many people hawking rubbish along with beggars. I...
Queen Sofia Arts Center (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia)
Calle Santa Isabel 52
Having already overdone it on Art, I visited this highly recommended modern art collection with lim...
Plaza de Isabel II
I thoroughly enjoyed this exceptionally staged and performed production of the Barber of Seville. Th...
Plaza Cortes 10
Very good hotel restaurant. Simple, but imaginative menu. Exciting pop art decoration to bar and re...
Royal Palace of Madrid
A wonderful palace the better of many more famous royal palaces. I expected to see more, but what I...
Calle Caballero de Gracia 40
What a amazing city for a short autumn break. There is something in Madrid for everyone. The amazin...
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum (Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza)
Paseo del Prado 8
In many ways I found this collection more accessible and fulfilling than the Prado. There are some a...
Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro)
Between C. Alfonso XII and Avenida de Menendez Pelayo
A really lovely and spacious park, with beautiful features including the lovely avenues, fountains, ...