Take a tour of Top 10 Travel Attractions of Madrid, Spain – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions series by GeoBeats.
Hey, this is your travel host, Naomi. I would like to show you the top 10 attractions of Madrid, Spain.
Number ten, Plaza de Cibeles. Madrid is known for many beautiful squares like this one. The Cibeles fountain is an important symbol of this city.
Number nine, Almudena Cathedral. It took more than 100 years to complete its construction in 1993. The original site was occupied by Madrid’s first mosque.
Number eight, Puerta Del Sol. Madrid’s busiest square, a famous landmark here shows the Bear and the Strawberry Tree.
Number seven, Temple of Debod. Many people are surprised to learn that there’s an ancient Egyptian temple located right in the middle of Madrid City.
Number six, Rastro Market. Simply stroll through or buy anything you want in this world famous open air market.
Number five, Retiro Park. Among the world’s most beautiful parks, it is a favorite of city locals. There are striking landmarks and nicely landscaped gardens.
Number four, Reina Sofia Museum. The contemporary art museum houses thousands of great artworks from the likes of Picasso and Miró.
Number three, Plaza Mayor. Popular amongst both tourists and locals, it was constructed in the 16th century and has been the site of festivities, bull fights and executions.
Number two, Royal Palace. This grand lavish palace is the official residence of the royal family.
And number one, Prado Museum. One of the greatest museums in the world today, Prado Museum opened in 1819 and houses artworks from renowned artists such as Goya and Rubens.
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