Top 10 of Madrid


Madrid has a unique charm in the world. You can enjoy many things. It has many parks, big buildings, lots of life in its streets and great monuments. If you are learning Spanish in Madrid, there are some places you need to know. You can take a break from your Spanish course in Madrid

 Plaza Mayor and Gran vía de Madrid are two essential stops.  Plaza Mayor is the heart of Madrid de los Austrias.  Plaza Mayor began to be cemented on the site of the old Plaza del Arrabal, where the most popular market of the town was located at the end of the fifteenth century, when the court moved from Felipe II to Madrid. In 1617, the architect Juan Gómez de Mora was commissioned to establish uniformity in the buildings of this place, which for centuries has hosted popular celebrations, bullfights, beatifications, wreaths and also some faith auto.It is an authentic work of art in the centre of the capital. Learning Spanish is a lot more fun if you can enjoy places this beautiful.

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The Gran Vía is one of the main thoroughfares of the city and one of its most emblematic avenues. Its creation, between 1910 and 1931, marked the beginning of the modernization of the city with the construction of the country's first skyscrapers and the incursion of the architectural currents of the time from the United States. You can't be taking Spanish classes in Madrid and not miss you in the Gran vía.

 The Retiro is another essential stop if you are learning Spanish in Madrid. It is not only one of Madrid's lungs, but also offers culture, leisure and sport to Madrid's citizens and visitors.  Among its most important architectural and historical elements are: the Big Pond where you can practice rowing, the Palace of Velázquez and the Crystal Palace, both currently used as exhibition rooms. The Palacio de Cristal, a romantic pavilion created to house an exhibition of exotic plants at the Philippine Exhibition in 1887, is one of the main examples of iron architecture in Spain, a beauty in the heart of the city! Enjoy your language school in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

 Among the most famous and important monuments, you can't miss the statue of Oso y el Madroño, located in Puerta del Sol, the Cibeles Fountain, the Puerta de Alcalá and, of course, the Royal Palace.

You have an obligatory visit full of a lot of art. It is a street that, in a little more than a kilometre, is home to the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza and the Reina Sofía. Three museums of art of obligatory visit. If you are learning Spanish in Madrid, understanding its art is important to understand the culture.

As interesting sites, we recommend that you visit the Temple of Debod, in Plaza de España, so that you can sit in Egypt and watch people playing guitar and spending the afternoon. You should also visit one Sunday morning the Rastro, the most famous flea market in Madrid where you can find real vintage jewels.