Tag Archives: Madrid
Madrid Plaza Mayor - The Heart of the City (Spain).

Madrid Plaza Mayor – The Square With Many Names

Madrid Plaza Mayor is one of the most visited public spaces in the city. Though this square is infested with tourists from all over the world, it still oozes with a cultural vibe that the city is know for. This place is both loved and frequented by locals and strangers in the city. Despite its dark […]

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Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas - Where to Watch Bullfight in Madrid (Spain).

Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas – Where to Watch Bullfight in Madrid

At Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas in Madrid, you’ll be able to watch the controversial bullfight. This is a huge bullring that can accommodate 25,000 wild spectators of the sport. Wait, is killing animals a sport nowadays? For some people this is a “bloody sport,” while others consider it as a cultural spectacle or an art […]

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The Grand Staircase at Palacio Real (Royal Palace Madrid.

The Grand Staircase at Palacio Real

In my previous post, I talked about the Grand Staircase at Palacio Real. You can’t miss this stairwell. You will enter and exit from here. So, imagine a grand entrance and grand exit. 😉 The staircase isn’t just grand that screams opulence but it’s laden with interesting artworks. From the landing to the walls and […]

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Don Quixote Tapestry inside the Royal Palace (Palacio Real) of Madrid (Spain).

A Look Inside The Splendid Royal Palace of Madrid

The Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real) is an epitome of opulence of the Spanish monarchy. It is the official residence of the Royal Family but it’s only used for state ceremonies of visiting dignitaries and other famed VIPs. The facade itself is as impressive as the palace interior. The queue outside is really long in the […]

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Things to do at El Retiro Park (Madrid, Spain).

Things to do at El Retiro Park

El Retiro Park in Madrid is one place you can go when the summer heat is too much to bear. It’s a pleasant place to escape from all the academic shit I had last summer. The park has vast greenery and cool shades everywhere. But, I think the best way to explore the park is […]

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All the Glorious Food at Mercado San Miguel in Madrid, Spain.

Photos: All the Food at Mercado de San Miguel

Mercado de San Miguel is Madrid’s most famous food market. It’s where you can get a lot of tapas and other small food potions for €1. And they’re quiet good, too! If there are glorious food, there are good drinks, too. The market has a variety of wines, beers and cocktails. You must try their mojitos […]

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The Inside and Outside Beauty of Cibeles Palace

The Inside and Outside Beauty of Cibeles Palace

Cibeles Palace in Madrid is a lovely, neo-classical structure to admire when you’re from afar. In the afternoon, when the sun is setting, the facade is bathe in shimmering gold. From dawn to dusk, the palace is a thing of beauty in Madrid’s downtown core. Every time I passed by here last summer, this colossal architecture […]

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Madrid Sunset from Terrazas Circulo Las Bellas Artes.

Madrid Sunset from Terrazas Circulo Las Bellas Artes

You can view Madrid sunset from the terrazas Circulo Las Bellas Artes. But let me say that this is not really the highest place to watch sunset in the city. The building isn’t really tall enough to see the city’s panoramic view. With an open bar and comfortable mattresses to sit on (or lay down), […]

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