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With five floors, it tells the city's history, since it was founded by the Arabs.
With five floors, it tells the city's history, since it was founded by the Arabs. There are models of some urban areas.
Calle Príncipe de Vergara 140
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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
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 Buen Retiro Park has some of Madrid’s best gardens and is a favourite retreat of locals
A massive roundabout at the intersection of Calle de Alcala and Paseo del Prado, this plaza houses one of Madrid's emblems, the Fountain of Cibeles, which portrays the Roman goddess of fertility sitting upon a chariot pulled by two lions
Beautiful museum with vast interesting collections about Spanish sailing