If you're in any way attracted to the exciting, complicated and colorful world of bullfighting, you'll love this ... More
If you're in any way attracted to the exciting, complicated and colorful world of bullfighting, you'll love this museum, located in the world's most important bullring—Plaza Monumental de las Ventas. It contains a fabulous collection of trajes de luces (bullfighting suits) worn by the most famous bullfighters along with portraits of great toreros, like Belmonte and Vicente Pastor painted by Eugenio Lucas and Antonio Carnicero. You'll also see an eclectic selection of taurine memorabilia and the stuffed heads of brave bulls.
Next to Atocha stations and Real Jardín Botánico , the Observatorio Astronómico de Madrid was founded in 1790 and can
be found in the Retiro Park . Inside, there is a gegorian telescope from the same year as the ...
Trophies, flags, uniforms, weapons and scale models are all used to describe the history of Spain's armed forces. One of
the outstanding pieces on display is the sword called La Tizona used by El Cid, a famous medieval soldier ...
Neptune's Fountain stands in green and peaceful Plaza Cánovas del Castillo, a totally different atmosphere from the hurly burly surrounding
its sister fountain, Cibeles, up the road. Carlos III had it built by Ventura Rodríguez in 1780 as part ...