Madrid is not a city, Madrid is a feeling. The city and its people are open and friendly and you think you have to come to a place near his home to his heart. The visits to the capital are countless, the cultural life is very diverse and nightlife is a compendium of possibilities.
One should not miss the cultural triangle of the start of the Prado, which houses the best collection of classical Spanish painting by Velázquez, Zurbarán and Murillo Goya Expressionism, by the Flemish masters, El Greco, Rubens, Rembrandt etc. On the other side of the Paseo del Prado, when coming from the station of Atocha, the Museum Reina Sofia immerses us in the roots of modern art with its permanent collection. Miró, Dalí, Juan Gris, Picasso and Guernica always exciting walk through the halls. His monographic exhibitions have embraced as the last genius of Cadaques or Realist Antonio Lopez.
When we move towards the Neptune Fountain pass from Caixa Forum, which always shows great retrospectives from Barceló to Melies so delicious and reach the Thyssen Museum with its impressive collection of Italian and Flemish art. A journey through the history of painting in a modern environment and care.
But Madrid is much more than art and painting. With a variety of options Hostelworld for every taste and purse, our capital offers the opportunity to explore its romantic Retiro Park and close to the famous Puerta de Alcalá, the passion of a game in the Santiago Bernabeu or unique approach to living the more traditional part The city in the district of Austrias, the Royal Palace and the Almudena Cathedral.
Shopping and nightlife
Enjoy the night of Madrid is in this city, which requires little space for compulsory. From the traditional route begins at the Plaza Mayor, truffled traditional trattorias and tablaos where flamenco to hear about their new markets full of charm, San Miguel after the Plaza Mayor and the San Anton in Chueca until the always lively Latino, blend of tradition and Modern in its cavas. He also has visitors can visit the attractive Barrio de las Letras until you reach the Plaza de Huertas and enjoy shopping, an art gallery and designer bars. Or drop off the best restaurants near La Castellana and the Salamanca district.
Finally, the revised Calle Serrano provides a great opportunity for shopping in the most exclusive shops in a quiet and elegant environment. On the way between the Puerta del Sol, to Gran Vía options democratize and multiply, adding theater and music that will thrill the whole family.