Madrid is not a city, Madrid is a feeling. The city and its people are open and friendly and you feel you’ve come to a place near his house, to his heart. The visits in the capital are innumerable, its cultural life is very diverse and nightlife a compendium of possibilities.
One should not miss the cultural triangle start composing the Prado, which houses the best collection of classical painting from Velázquez, Zurbarán, and Murillo to Goya expressionism, through the Flemish masters, El Greco, Rubens, Rembrandt etc. On the other side of the Paseo del Prado, if we start from the station of Atocha, the Reina Sofia Museum plunges us into the roots of modern art with its permanent collection. Miró, Dalí, Juan Gris, Picasso, and Guernica always exciting walk through its halls. Its monographic exhibitions have received as the last genius of Cadaques or realistic Antonio Lopez.
If we move towards the Neptune Fountain pass by Caixa Forum, which always shows great retrospectives from Barceló to Melies such delicious and reach the Thyssen Museum with its impressive collections of Italian and Flemish art. A journey through the history of painting in modern surroundings and care.
But Madrid is much more than art and painting. With the most diverse possibilities Hostelworld for all tastes and budgets, our capital provides the option to explore its romantic Retiro Park and close to the famous Puerta de Alcalá, to live the passion of a game at the Santiago Bernabeu and unique approach to the more traditional part of the city in the Austrias district from which to visit the Royal Palace and the Almudena Cathedral.
Shopping and nightlife
Enjoy the night of Madrid is mandatory in this city that sleeps little. From the most traditional route beginning at the Plaza Mayor, truffled traditional trattorias and listen to flamenco tables where, through his new markets full of charm, San Miguel after Plaza Mayor and San Anton in Chueca, until the always lively Latino, blend of tradition and modernity in its Canvas. He also visitors can tour the attractive Barrio de las Letras until you reach the Plaza de Huertas and enjoy shopping, art galleries, and designer bars. Or drop by the best restaurants in the vicinity of la Castellana and the Salamanca district.
Finally, the revamped Calle Serrano provides a splendid opportunity for shopping in the most exclusive shops in a calm and elegant environment. On the way between Puerta del Sol until Gran Vía options democratize and multiply, adding theater and music that will delight the whole family.