This is a park popular among madrileños and tourists alike, due to its central location close to several historic ... More
Parque del Oeste
This is a park popular among madrileños and tourists alike, due to its central location close to several historic sights. You will find lots of people taking a stroll through here during the day, although it's best to avoid the place at night. You'll enjoy the carefully tended gardens that display a wide range of different plants and a series of monumental sculptures. The most outstanding feature is the beautiful Rosaleda, or rose garden, which hosts an annual international competition. It's also worth visiting the National School of Ceramics and the Templo de Debod , while you're here.
This convent's museum houses an important collection of paintings, sculpture, tapestries, and precious metalwork donated to the order during the
reigns of Carlos I and Felipe II. Highlights include paintings by Zurbarán, Rubens, and Titian, a sculpted sepulcher of ...
The Italian architect, Domenico Bagutti, is the mastermind behind Parque del Laberint d'Horta. Constructed in the 18th Century, it shares
space with the Desvalls' family mansion in the Horta Guinardó district and is the oldest of its kind in ...
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 ...