The Best of Madrid in 24 Hours or Less

The Best of Madrid in 24 Hours or Less, Madrid, Spain (B)

Madrid is a massive city with many things to see, do and taste. It’s easy to spend days exploring the different streets, barrios and districts. But, what if you don’t have multiple days to devote to the Spanish capital?

Fear not! With a little hustle, you can easily explore and take in the major sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Madrid in just 24 hours or less.

Kick off your day at Templo de Debod. This Egyptian temple was gifted to Spain in 1968 as a gesture of thanks for sending resources to help stop a flood in 1960. It was moved to Madrid and rebuilt to mirror the way it had stood in Egypt, and today is a very popular meeting place for Madrileños.

After admiring the architecture, walk to the back of the park and take in the spectacular views of Madrid, Casa de Campo park as well as the Royal Palace.

From Templo de Debod make your way towards the Royal Palace. En route, take a small detour through theJardínes de Sabatini (Sabatini Gardens).

The neo-classical gardens are part of the Royal Palace and are the home to vegetal mazes, sculptures, numerous trees. Visiting the gardens offers not only pretty great views of the Palace but also a few moments of tranquillity in the middle of the city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Best of Madrid in 24 Hours or Less
Guide Location: Spain » Madrid
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kate Slean
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Templo de Debod
  • Jardínes de Sabatini
  • Palacio Real
  • Cathedral de Almudena
  • Mercado de San Miguel
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Puerta del Sol
  • km 0
  • El Cortes Ingles Callao
  • Gourmet Express
  • Palacio de Cibeles
  • Puerta de Alcalá
  • Plaza de la Independencia
  • El Retiro Park
  • Monumento Alfonso XII
  • Museo del Prado
  • TragaTapas Cava San Miguel
  • Botín
  • El Madroño
  • La Musa Latina

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