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This area of Community of Madrid has nearly 3,300,000 inhabitants.
If you want to start your trip with the most iconic attractions, the Prado Museum and Plaza Mayor ought to be right at the very top of your list.
Parque Warner Madrid and Aquopolis are excellent places to have some time with the kids. Want more? Heron City and the Madrid Wax Museum will ensure the good times keep on coming.
At the Madrid Zoo Aquarium, your loved ones can learn about the mysteries of the sea while standing safely on land.
Snap photos, enjoy the interpretive displays and learn about our amazing planet at the Faunia. Be sure to ask at the entrance about zookeeper presentations and where to find the zoo's most popular specimens.
The Casino Gran Madrid, Casino de Madrid and the Casino Gran Via are good bets if you're ready to challenge the blackjack dealer.
From budding botanists to once-a-year gardeners, everyone is sure to enjoy the floral specimens on display at Crystal Palace. Many people also like to have a wander through the Royal Botanical Garden and Dalieda de San Francisco.
Pack a picnic basket and take five in the lush surroundings of El Retiro Park and Parque Norte. The Sabatini Gardens and Juan Carlos I Park are two more nice places to while away the afternoon and catch up on some reading.
Lakes almost always draw in a wide mix of creatures. Take a pair of binoculars to Laguna del Campillo or El Raso Lagoon and see what's around. Couldn't see a thing? Make your way over to El Soto Lagoon and El Picon de los Conejos Lagoon and have another shot.
Grab a buddy or two and explore some of the varied exhibition spaces in the area. Meander through the hallways as you check out the collections at Royal Palace and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum and the Museum of Natural Sciences are also well worth a visit.
Some think of natural museums as a place to take the children, but the alluring collections of the Museo de America and the National Archaeological Museum of Spain prove that there's more than enough to keep the adults entertained too. You might also like to explore the Regional Archaeological Museum and the National Museum of Anthropology.
A haven for art connoisseurs, this area boasts a nice range of gallery spaces in which amateur and professional artists regularly exhibit their work. Immerse yourself in the creative atmosphere at the CaixaForum Madrid and the Fundacion Juan March. If you have time afterwards, the Cerralbo Museum and the La Caixa Foundation are also well worth a look.
Journey back to days gone by and unveil stories of yesteryear at the Museo de Historia de Madrid and the Museo Postal y Telegrafico. Do you like the sound of those? Continue your journey at the San Isidro Museum or the Royal Armoury of Madrid.
Learn more about this area's past with a visit to Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial or the Complutense University of Madrid, just two of the historic buildings and sites here. More stories from a bygone era await at Valley of the Fallen and the Temple of Debod.
Leave time to have a look at Puente de los Franceses or Puente de la Reina Victoria, a couple of grand structures that span the waterways of the city. Visitors with an interest in civil engineering will also want to get a few photos of Segovia Bridge.
When it came to designing and building Royal Palace of El Pardo and Archbishop's Palace, you'll see that money wasn't an issue. You might also like to wander through the leafy gardens and hear some stories about Velazquez Palace and Zarzuela Palace.
The region's spiritual side can be found at Almudena Cathedral and San Isidro Church. If you'd like to look at some more religious sites, head to San Antonio de la Florida Hermitage and Monastery of San Bernardo.
Before you pack your suitcase and head home, make sure you check out some of the area's lesser-known attractions. City Hall and the National Library might catch your interest. Also, think about a visit to the La Casa Encendida and the Teatros del Canal if you've got the time.
As the capital of Spain, Madrid is home to a wide array of resorts, hotels and other accommodation options. Some 673 Madrid hotels can be booked via Expedia's easy-to-use lodgings page.
Some of the more luxurious Madrid stays are the Hotel Villa Magna, at Paseo de la Castellana 22, and the Hotel Ritz, at Plaza de la Lealtad 5. Alternatively, if you're trying not to break the bank, you might want to consider staying at the Hotel Francisco I, at Calle Arenal, 15, or the Artrip, at Calle de Valencia, 11.
Another great option is to stay just a short stroll away from Prado Museum by booking a room at The Westin Palace, Madrid, which is just 0.2 miles away. Also popular is the AC Palacio Del Retiro, Autograph Collection, which is 0.3 miles from Prado Museum.
Chilling on a beach doing not much at all is nice and all, but there's nothing like having a go at new and fun experiences on your getaway!
The good news is that Madrid boasts plenty of things to do. Here's a selection of our favorites:
For a complete list of options, go to our Madrid things to do page.