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Tourist map Madrid (clickable)
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culture  Culture
nature  Nature
religion  Religion
architecture bulding  Archt.
museum  Museum
sport recreation  Activity
amusement park zoo  Am. Park
location of Madrid

1 type 

Plaza Mayor

: Large square built by Felipe III in 1617. At the square are many restaurants and bars located. It is also the place for street performers.

2 type 

Royal Palace

: This is the work-palace from 1755 of the current king of Spain and should not be missed in your city or weekend trip to Madrid.

3 type 

Las Ventas

: The bull ring of 1931 in Mudéjar style with a capacity of 25,000 people locates now also a museum> It is situated in the eastern part of the capital of Spain.

4 type 

Puerta del Sol

: The Sun Gate Square is the central square in Madrid where the zero point (Point Zero) of Spain is located. It is the meeting-spot for Madrid. Also on the square, the symbol of Madrid (flag) the four-meter-high beer (with tree) is present (Oso y Madroño).

5 type 

Prado museum

: One of the most important art museums in the world. The museum built in 1785 has works by Botticelli, Raphael, Rubens, Dürer, Velazquez, Goya, El Greco and Rembrandt.

6 type 

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

: Museum opened in 1992 for the public in the district Atocha with (Spanish) modern art including Picasso (Guernica), Salvador Dalí, Miró and Lichtenstein.

7 type 

Museum Thyssen-Bornemisza

: Originally this museum was a private art collection. The collection shows a journey through time to see the development in the art: Goya, Rembrandt, Piet Mondriaan, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Vincent Van Gogh and Chagall. Ideal for people who want to quickly get an impression of the history of painting.

8 type 

Retiro park

: An oasis of calm in the busy city, although especially at night and on Sundays very crowded. The park (without the never realized palace) has a large pond and a botanical garden.

9 type 


: The stadium of football club Real Madrid in 1947 with a capacity of 80,000 people. A must for the true football fan.

General Information Madrid

Population:3.129.000 (6,9%, 1e)
Density (people/km2):5150 (1e)
Area (km2):600 (1e)
Main cities:Barajas, Chamartín
Sun hours in winter:5
Sun hours in summer:12
Tourism (%):
Bed places per km2:
Highest elevation point: meter

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Land use Madrid

 Forest   16 km2 
 Other nature   98 km2 
 Agriculture   259 km2 
 Grassland   37 km2 
 Water   10 km2 
 Urban area   189 km2 

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