The political and cultural centre of Spain – Madrid – makes a grand first impression. A walk around its elegant boulevards, and you will find yourself admiring the beautifully-preserved medieval buildings at every nook and corner. The heart of Madrid is no doubt bustling with tourists, yet that’s where you will want to be – from Plaza Mayor and Puerta del Sol to making your way to Gran Via. Don’t be surprised if you are drawn to endless bar de tapas or tabernas to indulge in local delights of Croquetas de jamon (ham croquettes), Gambas al ajillo (garlic shrimp), Chorizo al vino (sausage in red wine) and pitchers of sangrias. That’s just the start; you are yet to explore lavish palaces, cathedrals, flawlessly manicured parks, a host of art museums called the Golden Triangle of Art, charming neighbourhoods, michelin-starred restaurants, pub crawls, a lesson of flamenco perhaps… the list goes on!
Best Things To Do In Madrid In 2022
Don’t know where to start? We are here to make it simple and easy by listing down the top things to do in Madrid over a weekend or a 2-night’s stay:
1. Start With Plaza Mayor
A great way to start is to be in the middle of it all. Make your way to the hub of old Madrid – Plaza Mayor, which is a 17th century [...] ...