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Gran Via, main shopping street in Madrid | © Matej Kastelic/Shutterstock
Gran Via, main shopping street in Madrid | © Matej Kastelic/Shutterstock
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These 25 Pictures Will Make You Want to Book a Trip to Madrid Right Now

Picture of Lori Zaino
Updated: 12 June 2017
Madrid is one of the most stunning cities in Europe thanks to its grand architecture, floral and green parks and quaint streets. The food scene is up-and-coming with a great mix of cool food markets, trendy cuisine and historic restaurants. If you’re thinking about booking a trip to Madrid, these 25 photos will definitely convince you.

Monuments galore

You’ll spot gorgeous monuments left and right walking down Madrid’s busy city streets. Madrid’s famous Palacio Real and Catedral de Almudena are some of the most iconic.

Catedral de la Almudena, Calle de Bailén, 10, Madrid, Spain, +34 915 42 22 00

Royal Palace of Madrid, Calle de Bailén, Madrid, Spain, +34 914 54 87 00

Palacio Real
Palacio Real | © Farbregas Hareluya/Shutterstock
Cathedral Santa Maria la Real de La Almudena in Madrid, Spain
Cathedral Santa Maria la Real de La Almudena in Madrid, Spain | © Catarina Belova/Shutterstock

A monument tour just wouldn’t be complete without checking out the giant Cibeles Palace – it was once the post office but is now home to the mayor’s office, art exhibitions, a rooftop restaurant and more. Also plan to stop by the Puerta de Alcalá and the city’s beautiful Cibeles fountain, portraying a Greek goddess in her chariot.

Palacio de Cibeles, Plaza Cibeles, 1, Madrid, Spain, +34 914 80 00 08

Alcala Gate in Madrid. The Alcala Gate(Puerta de Alcala) is a Neo-classical monument in the Independent Place in Madrid
Alcala Gate in Madrid. The Alcala Gate(Puerta de Alcala) is a Neo-classical monument in the Independent Place in Madrid | © milosk50/Shutterstock
Cibeles Palace, one of the symbols of the city of Madrid
Cibeles Palace, one of the symbols of the city of Madrid | ©Maks Ershov/Shutterstock
The famous Cibeles fountain and monument