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This massive cathedral faces the Palacio Real.
This massive cathedral faces the Palacio Real. Finished near the end of 20th century, it is where the Princes of Asturias Felipe and Letizia were married in 2004.
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The Palacio Real (Royal Palace) is an enormous palace, one of the biggest in Europe, with scorching plains of concrete around it
Near Plaza Mayor is this indoor market, identifiable by its ornate iron posts
Perhaps the best known plaza in Madrid, this impressive square is now one of the main stops on any tourist visit
Once a glass and iron market of the late XIX century, it is now a vaulted concrete building which still serves as a neighborhood market
An Egyptian temple, located in one of Madrid's most beautiful parks
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Highly impressive art collection with paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints
Contains a large art collection including masterpieces by Monet, Goya, Degas, Renoir, Van Gogh, Picasso, Mondrian, Bacon and Lichtenstein