Madrid Stock Exchange Palace

La Bolsa de Madrid (Madrid Stock Exchange) was created in 1831 and then, in 1893, the Queen María Cristina inaugurated the new building –called Palacio de la Bolsa de Madrid– on May the 7th, 1893. The palace is a neoclassical estructure that follows the styles of the Banco de España, Biblioteca Nacional, General Hospital of Madrid –nowadays occupied […]

Parque del Oeste, Madrid

El Parque del Oeste (West Park) is a park in Madrid located in the district of Moncloa. In the first part of the XX century, the mayor of the city, Alberto Aguilera, had the idea of building a park where people could walk and rest, and so he hired the landscape architect and painter Celedonio Rodrigánez […]

Naval Museum of Madrid

The Naval Museum of Madrid is a state institution open to the public that aims to preserve, study and spread the naval activity and the maritime Spanish history. It was the result of the idea of Antonio Valdés y Fernández Bazán, secretary of the Navy and the contribution of the Spanish king Carlos IV in […]

Vicente Calderón Stadium

Vicente Calderon is the home stadium of the Atletico de Madrid soccer team. The stadium originally was called Manzanares Stadium since the river Manzanares bank is really close to it.  Located in located in the Arganzuela district, the name of the stadium honors the first president and founder of the team. Vicente Calderon was the […]

Entrace of Chamartin Railway Station

Chamartin Railway Station

Chamartin Railway Station is the second most important station in Madrid. Located in the central district of Chamartin, this station centralizes all communications from the north of the country to Madrid. Here, the high speed trains (AVE) from Segovia and Valladolid make its final stop and the AVE from Barcelona stops before end the ride […]

Madrid Bullfight Schedule 2015

We are so excited to share this new information. There has been some links and we got some information about the bullfighting season of 2015. Although we do not know the exact dates of the “corridas” or the “cartel”, we know the start dates and the Feria de San Isidro dates. Las Ventas Bullfight Schedule […]

Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales

Descalzas Reales is a monastery founded in 1559 by Juana de Austria, queen of Portugal in 1559 and sister of the king Felipe II. It is located in the center of Madrid, in the so known Madrid de los Asturias, a wide part of the city that started to be built in 1561 during the […]

National Library of Spain

The National Library of Spain is the largest in Spain and one of the largest libraries in the world. This institution is head of the Spanish Library System and is responsible for identifying, conserving and disseminating information about Spain’s documentary heritage. It was founded by Felipe V at the end of 1711 and it was […]

What to do in Madrid in February

Traditionally, February is  the coldest winter month in Madrid. Nevertheless, the locals do not leave their lively lifestyle and go every day to take their usual tapas or a beer. Each month, the city of Madrid has much to offer, especially in its cultural agenda. Madrid Museums Nothing better for a cold afternoon than enjoying an exhibition […]

Plaza de la Villa, Madrid

Plaza de la Villa (Village Square) is located in the old part of town in Madrid. It is situated in the so known Madrid de los Asturias, a wide part of the city that started to be built in 1561 during the reign of Carlos I and Felipe II. Plaza de la Villa is located […]

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