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Madrid Destination Guide

Explore Madrid in Spain.

Madrid in the region of Madrid with it's 3,255,944 inhabitants is a town in Spain and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Madrid in Spain

Current time in Madrid is now 01:07 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Madrid" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Villarrobledo, Toledo, Valladolid, Somosaguas, Segovia or Colonia Los Angeles. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

11°C / 52 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 94%
Air Pressure 955.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 24th of February 2017
Clear sky, gentle breeze.
Clear sky Day: 12°C (53 °F)
Night: 2°C (35 °F)
Saturday, 25th of February 2017
Clear sky, light breeze.
Clear sky Day: 11°C (52 °F)
Night: 3°C (37 °F)
Sunday, 26th of February 2017
Clear sky, light breeze.
Clear sky Day: 14°C (57 °F)
Night: 3°C (38 °F)

Videos

Madrid Spain: Side-trip to El Escorial

02:54 min ( August 19, 2009 by RickSteves)
Views: 18,625 - Rating: 4.85714/5

El Escorial is more than an impressive palace for a divine monarch. It's packed with art and history offering an evocative trip back to Spain's most fascinating age. For more information on the Rick ...

15 O MADRID - Unidos por un Cambio Globa...

02:45 min ( October 16, 2011 by alconero)
Views: 2,640 - Rating: 4.55556/5

@AlconeroProducc www.AlconeroProducciones.com Manifestación del 15 de Octubre en Madrid por un cambio global. De Atocha a Cibeles, y de allí a sol. Es necesaria una revolución ética, un cambio de ...


Real Madrid 5 vs Deportivo de la Coruña...

02:33 min ( September 30, 2012 by ladygagaloves justinbieber)
Views: 4,916 - Rating: 3.66667/5

Bayern Munich Vs. Chelsea Bayern Munich vs Chelsea 2012 UEFA Champions League Final ATLETICO DE MADRID 3 vs ATHLETIC BILBAO 0 falcao diego Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Ronaldinho, Adebayor, Fabreg...

Hostal Maria Reloba video Madrid - Budg...

00:53 min ( May 19, 2010 by Budgetplaces)
Views: 16,919 - Rating: 0/5

Info: www.budgetplaces.com The no frills 2 star Hostal Maria Reloba is located in the heart of Madrid with a fabulous location just 50 metres from Puerta del Sol and in the centre of the action. This ...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Madrid during the next days.

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Feb
2017

Concierto Para Piano Nª 21 De Mozart MADRID

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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Innovar O Morir, También En Cultura.

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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Olga Scheps

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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State Champs

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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CONCIERTO DE ABONO B/14 (JUEVES) MADRID

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Rebeca Jiménez

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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O'funk'illo

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Doyle

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Rafael Amargo

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Demasiado Al Este Es El Oeste

Beginning: 08:15 pm (20:15).
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Interesting facts about this location

Sobrino de Botín

Sobrino de Botín (Calle de los Cuchilleros 17, 28005 Madrid, Spain) is a restaurant established in 1725. It is listed by the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest eatery in the world. The artist Francisco de Goya worked there as a waiter while waiting to get accepted into the "Royal Academy of Fine Arts". The restaurant is also mentioned in the book Fortunata y Jacinta by Benito Pérez Galdós (published 1886-1887).

More reading: Sobrino de Botín homepage
Located at 40.42, -3.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Restaurants in Spain

Puerta del Sol

The Puerta del Sol (Spanish for "Gate of the Sun") is one of the best known and busiest places in Madrid. This is the centre of the radial network of Spanish roads. The square also contains the famous clock whose bells mark the traditional eating of the Twelve Grapes and the beginning of a new year. The New Year's celebration has been broadcast live on La 1 since December 31, 1962.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.42, -3.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Clock towers in Spain, Gates in Spain, Plazas in Madrid, Streets in Madrid

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, or in Spanish Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza (named after its founder), is an art museum in Madrid, Spain, located near the Prado Museum at one of city's main boulevards. It is known as part of the "Golden Triangle of Art", which also includes the Prado and the Reina Sofia national galleries.

More reading: Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum homepage
Located at 40.42, -3.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1992 establishments in Spain, Art museums established in 1992, Contemporary art galleries in Spain, Modern art museums in Spain, Museums in Madrid, Palaces in Madrid, Thyssen family

Chueca

Chueca is a central neighbourhood in Madrid named after Federico Chueca (1846–1908), composer of zarzuelas. It lies just to the north of the old city and is centred around the Plaza de Chueca, with its metro station "Chueca. " Chueca is very lively, with many street cafes and boutique shops; Lonely Planet describes it as "extravagantly gay, lively young, and always inclusive regardless of your sexual orientation."

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.42, -3.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:LGBT culture in Spain, Neighbourhoods of Madrid

Congress of Deputies (Spain)

The Spanish Congress of Deputies (Spanish: Congreso de los Diputados) is the lower house of the Cortes Generales, Spain's legislative branch. It has 350 members, elected by popular vote on block lists by proportional representation in constituencies matching the Spanish provinces using the D'Hondt method. Deputies serve four-year terms. The President of the Congress of Deputies is the analogue to a Speaker and presides over debates in Spain's lower chamber of parliament.

More reading: Congress of Deputies (Spain) homepage
Located at 40.42, -3.7 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Congress of Deputies (Spain), Cortes Generales, National lower houses

Quote of the moment

Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.

The Dhammapada