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St. Jerome Royal Church in Madrid
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Visit Madrid Spain

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Madrid is a modern European city with its own character, its architecture, monuments, streets and fountains make it a beautiful city, emulated by other major cities in the world.

The area where the city now stands has been occupied since before written history. Successive rulers have claimed Madrid through the ages, till today, now the capital of Spain.

Cibeles Palace

The Cibeles Palace was built in 1919 as Spain’s post office headquarters, it is situated on an impressive plaza of marble sculptures and fountains. It has since become a symbol of the city.

Two other major buildings line the plaza: the Bank of Spain’s Palacio de Buenavista and the Palacio de Linares. All three buildings have been placed on the Spanish heritage register.


Madrid has most of national museums. It also has three excellent art museums, the Museo del Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Reina SofĂ­a Museum, a museum of contemporary and modern art.

Other major sights in the city include the Royal Palace of Madrid, the Royal Theatre and the National Library.


Madrid being the cultural capital it is, continues to welcome millions of visitors every year.

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Madrid Accommodation

You can find luxury resorts and hotels, budget hostels and further out, caravan parks, as well as bed and breakfasts.

Photo: St. Jerome Royal Church in Madrid

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