turismo toda espana madrid  Madrid tourist info Things to do in Madrid Sabatini Gardens Madrid is a beautiful city to meet, either for its museums such as the Prado, the Archaeological Museum, the Reina Sofia or monuments such as the Puerta de Alcalá, the fountain of Cibeles, Neptuno, Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor , the area of the Habsburg and Bourbon and Royal Palace, among others. The Spanish capital invites to be known. If you are planning a trip to Madrid for a weekend, we recommend some places you can not miss visiting your visit to the city.

It is within the city where you can find most of the tourist places: at the center, the Salamanca district, Chamberí, Retiro, among others. The nerve center of Madrid and one of the places that are making meeting point, from there besides the numbering of roads is the Puerta del Sol

For your convenience, we suggest that you stay in the center of Madrid, to take advantage of the short time of a three-day trip as much as possible, which is possible by staying in the heart of the city in one of the many apartments in Madrid that you can find in this area.

It is advisable to start the tour of the city by the Center, where it is one of the oldest areas of Madrid. One of the most popular places to see in Madrid is the Plaza de Cibeles where you can find the source of Las Cibeles, with three stacked tanks. There since 1782 and symbolizes the goddess Cybele, mother of fertility and life. The image shown on a large truck on rocks and pulled by lions representing the characters of Greek mythology Hippomenes and Atlanta.

Another highly recommended place are the Sabatini Gardens, which occupy 2, 5 hectares and is located in front of the Palacio Real de Madrid. Built around 1930 in celebration of the proclamation of the Second Republic, these gardens are one of the highlights of Madrid.

There are museums that are essential to know for your visit, one of them is the Prado Museum, one of the largest in the world. Some of the works found here are: The Bacchanal, painted by Titian, and Velázquez’s Las Meninas. It’s Surprise yourself and majestic façade structure, as it has a central body with six Tuscan columns, a cornice and an attic.

Other museums include the Archaeological Museum fundamental, Thyssen, the Museum of America, Sorolla, among others. Also, you can not miss the Almudena Cathedral, Atocha station, the Barrio de las Letras, Puerta de Alcala, Neptune, the Retiro Park and Discovery Gardens. If your interest is shopping, Atlantico area, Serrano and are highly recommended trough, each with a distinctive style, from the chic to elegant dining.

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