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Centro

Known for Urban, Monument and Theatre

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Things to do in Centro

Be spellbound by the scale and splendor of the Spanish Royal Family’s former official residence.

This is one of Madrid’s three great art museums, the place to see masterpieces from the 13th through the 20th century.

Admire the baroque architecture as you walk through the entrance and into the fascinating interior of Madrid’s only cathedral.

An art museum to rival the Louvre or the British National Gallery, this is the place to see some of the finest art Europe has to offer.

Spend a Sunday strolling from stall to stall picking out quirky souvenirs and soaking up the atmosphere of Madrid’s best-known open-air market.

With some of Spain’s foremost modern and contemporary artworks and a collection that ranks among the world’s finest, this is a museum art lovers won’t want to miss.

Relax by the pond, walk through landscaped gardens, and admire the elegant statues and buildings in one of Madrid’s biggest and most popular parks.

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Get a lay of the land and soak in the sights of the Spanish capital on a double-decker bus, hopping on and off as you see fit to explore Madrid at your own pace. With unlimited rides on 2 routes, you can cruise easily between attractions like the world-famous Prado Museum, the Royal Palace, and the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

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Let the swirling skirts, fanciful footwork, stirring guitar rhythms, and powerful vocals of world-class singers whisk you away to the Spain of a bygone era. During a flamenco performance at the renowned Cadamomo, let yourself be captivated by an unforgettable performance in an inviting atmosphere.

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Skip the lines and get inside one of the most memorable Royal Castles of Europe, the “Royal Palace of Madrid”, with this tour. Take a look inside one of the most memorable royal palaces in Europe with this tour to the official home of the Spanish monarchy.

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Considered the “cathedral of flamenco,” the Corral de la Moreria is the oldest tablao (flamenco house) in the world. Sit back and prepare to be mesmerized by an original performance where music, dance, and colors revive the passion of this legendary Spanish dance.

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Step back in time as you explore Toledo and Segovia on this guided excursion with an experienced guide. Learn about Spanish history while strolling past medieval architecture, soaring cathedrals, and charming neighborhoods in 2 cities that bear beautiful traces of the region's past.

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Experience the confluence of 3 cultures in the city of Toledo, as Christian, Jewish, and Muslim influences are etched into the architecture found at nearly every street corner. On this guided tour, visit the ornate Toledo Cathedral and stroll under the white pillars of Santa Maria la Blanca.

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Road trip to Seville

Taking the slower route and enjoying the views of southern Spain

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Road trip to Seville

Top neighborhoods in Madrid

Understanding the unique draws of five Madrid neighborhoods

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Top neighborhoods in Madrid

Tapas-binging in Madrid

Chowing down for a tapeo, Spain’s version of a pub crawl

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Tapas-binging in Madrid