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Things to do in Madrid

  • Lotta Vintage

    You can find everything from silk handkerchiefs to cotton bandannas mixed in with clothes from the 40’s to the 70’s. More
  • Madrid Barajas International Airport (MAD)

    Located a 20-minute drive east of the city, Madrid Barajas International Airport is the busiest in Spain. There is free wireless Internet throughou... More
  • Madrid Festivals

    The Festival Internacional de Madrid en Danza (011-34-91-720-83-45), in April, brings dancers from all mediums and a myriad of countries to city th... More
  • Mercado de San Miguel

    Housed in a 1916 Beaux-Arts building, San Miguel market stood abandoned for years—until a renovation in 2009 gave it a new lease on life. Now it's ... More
  • Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales

    This collection of fantastic, if occasionally brutally themed, religious art, including pieces by Peter Paul Rubens, is in an appropriately creaky ... More
  • Muitobrigado

    Located in the Salamanca barrio, this millinery stocks wool caps, sun hats, and more. More
  • Museo Chicote

    What makes Madrid one of the strangest and most incredible nightlife towns in the world—the mix of ages that go out together—is summed up at Chicot... More
  • Museo del Traje

    Displayed in architect Jaime López de Asiaín's award-winning building on the Complutense University of Madrid campus, the Museo del Traje collectio... More
  • Museo Lázaro Galdiano

    Located off the typical tourist route in Salamanca, the little-known Museo Lázaro Galdiano displays more than 12,000 works of art formerly owned by... More
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

    Picasso’s Guernica, depicting Franco’s bombing of civilians in Guernica during the civil war, one of the most celebrated antiwar paintings of all t... More
  • Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas

    Housed in a 19th-century palace, the Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas (National Museum of Decorative Arts) is located within the bank of museums... More
  • Museo Nacional del Prado

    After more than a decade of planning and construction, and an outlay of $210 million, Spain's most revered cultural icon unveiled its 237,000-squar... More
  • Museo Sorolla

    Native painter Joaquín Sorolla was a contemporary and friend of John Singer Sargent, and the parallels in their paintings are immediately apparent.... More
  • Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

    Regarded by critics as the missing link between other Spanish art collections, the Thyssen’s pieces, purchased by the Spanish state from a private ... More
  • National Museum of Natural Sciences

    The six million specimens at the National Museum of Natural Sciences range from dinosaurs to Mediterranean flora. Founded by Carlos III in 1771, th... More

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