Madrid

Almudena Cathedral

Almudena Cathedral

Catedral de la Almudena is Madrid’s new cathedral – new because it was completed as recently as 1993. Previously, Madrid’s cathedral was the nearby Church of Colegiata de San Isidro. Full name of the cathedral is Catedral de Santa María la Real de La Almudena (Cathedral of Saint Mary the [more…]

Madrid Royal Palace

Madrid Royal Palace

Madrid Royal Palace (Palacio Real) is the official seat of the Spanish King. It is the place where the high officialities and state visits take place, though the real residence of the Spanish royal family is another palace, Palacio de la Zarzuela. Madrid Royal Palace is located at Plaza de [more…]

Santiago Bernabéu Stadium (Real Madrid)

Santiago Bernabéu Stadium (Real Madrid)

Santiago Bernabéu is the home stadium of Real Madrid football club. It is located in a commercial district in the northern part of Madrid’s greater city centre at Plaza de Lima. The stadium is named after a Real Madrid player and long-time (35 years) president of the club, Santiago Bernabéu [more…]

Madrid Atocha Train Station

Atocha station, also known as Madrid Puerta de Atocha, is the main train station of Madrid, serving high speed AVE trains as well as regional and commuter trains. The station is located at Plaza del Emperador Carlos V in Madrid city centre, next to the Botanical Gardens and Reina Sofia [more…]

Hotels near Atocha Train Station

The area around Atocha station is a popular place to stay in Madrid. Concentration of hotels is particularly high to the north-west (Calle de Atocha) and north (Paseo del Prado) of the station. All categories of hotels are represented, from budget hotels to 4 and 5 star hotels. Best Hotels [more…]

Colegiata de San Isidro

Colegiata de San Isidro

Colegiata de San Isidro means Collegium of San Isidro. Another name is Colegio Imperial de Madrid. The Church of Colegiata de San Isidro (Iglesia de la Colegiata de San Isidro) is located in the centre of Madrid, between Calle de Toledo and Calle de la Colegiata (not far from Plaza [more…]