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Madrid Pocket Guide

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Located right in the centre of Spain, Madrid is a city that will suit those who like to rise early and see as much as they can in a day as well as those more accustomed to the night owl lifestyle. Art lovers won't know where to go with three of Europe's best art galleries located within five minutes walk of each other, while the Spanish capital also has one of the world's most ornate palaces. After dark, once businesses close and the working Madrileños begin their trek home, another breed of Madrileños begin their trek into the city to keep Madrid's numerous tapas restaurants, bars and clubs full until the early hours of the morning.


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In The Guide

  • Cheap Eats Find out what restaurants are best value for money and what are the local specialties.
  • Don't Miss A list of the best local attractions and places worth visiting whilst in Madrid.
  • Budget Tips Insider tips on how to save money or what to do when you don't have any!
  • A day in Madrid... Only have one day to spare? We give you our ultimate day in Madrid.

Madrid City Reviews

  • 80%

    Anonymous

    Madrid

    I advise everybody to visit and stay at least 5 days in Madrid. Also just go to Toledo for one day. Is is just 70 km south of Madrid.

  • 80%

    Anonymous

    Metros and getting around

    I was only in Spain for two days as I made my way to Morocco. One thing that I can really comment on is that people are helpful and the city is quite east to get around. The metro is also very easy to use and I had no worries the whole time I was there! It's absolutely majestic as well. Madrid has an old charm appeal with great architecture in the city center and small pubs and restaurants. It also has a modern European feel to it. I found it immensely worth the time and plan to go back

  • 100%

    Anonymous

    Madrid, the real Spain

    Having travelled to nearly all of the big cities in Spain, Madrid is my favourite and a place I would like to live. Excellent nightlife, taps bars, shopping, sightseeing, architecture, parks, etc.

    Insider Tip:Befriend a local to show you he best places to eat and drink.

  • 100%

    Anonymous

    Madrid Visit

    One of the best places I visited on my trip to Europe. Beautiful buildings and super friendly people. Great pubs all around the city. Very compact city makes it easy to get from place to place.

    Insider Tip:Kapital night club is a must visit!

  • 90%

    Anonymous

    One of my favortie cities in the world

    Madrid was incredible. There's a lot to see, the plazas are great and you can just walk around a lot. The nightlife is amazing, and the people are super friendly and welcoming, which is the best part.

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