CalGirl84's Madrid, Spain
Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena
Calle de Bailen, 10
This was a relatively new church, compared to most of the other cathedrals in Europe.. It is adjacen...
Plaza de Espana
Western end of the Gran Via
We stayed in a hotel around 0.5 miles from Plaza Espana.. So we passed this square on our way while ...
Plaza de la Villa
This plaza is between the Palacio Real and Plaza Mayor. Less touristy compared to Plaza Mayor, in fa...
Plaza de Toros las Ventas
Calle Alcala 237
We saw this building from outside, didnt go for bullfight show because my husband is totally against...
Plaza de Cibeles
As I mentioned in my review of the Cibeles fountain, this place is hard to miss if you are travellin...
Palacio De Cristal
Parque Del Retiro
It is more of a "glasshouse" than a palace. The crystal palace is located within Retiro Park. We got...
We walked from Puerta Alcala to Gran Via in the night, just to see the Metropolis building. Gran Via...
Templo de Debod
Paseo de Rosales
We went there in the afternoon in a hurry, because it was almost time for us to leave. In the daylig...
Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande
Calle San Buenaventura 1
This church was conveniently located next to Palacio Real. After admiring the architecture from outs...
Plaza de Isabel II
We didnt go inside, but we had breakfast sitting outside of a cafe opposite the theatre. It is right...
Calle Gerona 4
This was one of the top attactions in my list to visit in Madrid. We walked all the way from Palacio...