My friend over at Direct Service Overhead, a Little Rock garage door repair company is always telling me about his vacations to Europe. The one that gets the most attention is his Madrid vacation. Our conversations have inspired me to write about this wonderful place to visit. Check out some places you might want to see on your next trip to Spain.
Gran Via Street
Gran Via is filled with many shops, and is the main shopping center of Madrid, and a vibrant street throughout the day as a link between many of the city’s vital areas, and connects the Puerta de Sol area with other areas that are active during the night such as Malasania and Coca, and the street is also built on many vital areas in Madrid, such as the Royal Palace on the western side of it, and the Palacio de las Comunicaciones is located on the eastern side of the street and is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city.
The Royal Palace in Spanish is known as the Palacio Real de Madrid, and it is renowned for being the most beautiful and largest official building in the Spanish capital of Madrid, it is next to Plaza de Oriente Square, it overlooks the Cathedral of Modena and the Spatini Gardens, this increases the importance of this building.
Bowen Retiro Park
Also called El Retiro, Many of the city’s residents go to their holidays and to spend their free time, where visitors can enjoy sitting under the trees or riding one of the boats scattered on the banks of the pond and enjoy the wonderful views that exist in the park while rowing in the pond, in addition to being one of the largest parks in the city, it also contains the monument of King Alfonso XII and the Palazzo de Cristal.
This neighborhood is famous for being the finest and most luxurious neighborhoods of Madrid, where teeming with tourists and locals, it is full of fine restaurants, antique cafes, there are plenty of clothing stores and other residential areas.
Reina Sofia Museum
This museum was opened in 1992 in close proximity to Atocha Metro Stations, named after Queen Sofia, it was dedicated to the display of Spanish arts, and contains many paintings of the most famous Spanish artists, it also hosts a number of temporary art exhibitions, in addition, the museum library includes books, video and audio recordings in the field of art.