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One of the most beautiful parks in Madrid.
One of the most beautiful parks in Madrid. Built in 1797-1839, it has a strong Romanticism influence. Declared as an Historic Garden, its lakes with swans and ducks, labyrinths, palaces, squares and fountains makes this a lovely place.
With five floors, it tells the city's history, since it was founded by the Arabs
On the north side of the city and bisected by Paseo de la Castellana, this plaza is in the center of Madrid's skyscraper district
The national museum of natural sciences, containing a large collection of fossils and minerals, plus educational exhibits (mostly in Spanish)
This museum houses the stunning collection of Spanish entrepreneur José Lázaro Galdiano (1862-1947) and is considered to be one of the best private collections in Spain
This museum is in what was the impressionist painter's house and features fine furniture and porcelain as well as his paintings
This small church is famous for its murals, painted by Goya
This well designed museum houses an incredible collection of archaeological finds from across the peninsula
The Buen Retiro Park has some of Madrid’s best gardens and is a favourite retreat of locals