Enjoy a picnic in Retiro Park
Madrid is rich in public parks, but Retiro no equal. Appeared in the XVI century, it occupies 120 hectares, which housed gardens, fountains and avenues. Locals like to spend time in the Retiro and buy picnic ham, cheese and fresh fruit. For the rest is better to choose the part of the park that overlooks the Prado Museum.
By the way, before Retiro belonged to the palace. As it is often carried out entertainment events for the Spanish nobility. Palace, unfortunately, taken down, and the Retiro still pleases all guests of Madrid and its inhabitants.
Eat in the “gastronomic temple” – the market of San Miguel
On this amazing market can easily leave 100 euros, but it is not necessary. From seafood, snacks and various drinks really look at first. And come to San Miguel is not so much for shopping, but for delicious dishes that are eaten right here. In the market you can enjoy cheap baked goods, sandwiches with pate and traditional Spanish sweet wine from different parts of the country. Pleased that San Miguel often come Spaniards themselves – is the key to genuine quality. At 10 euros, you can meet here, although it is very difficult – too many stalls and gastronomic temptations.
Visit the Royal Palace
Palace in its present form was completed in 1764, and now it is being used for official state ceremonies.But the interior decoration continued for decades. Today you can see the inside of paintings by Velazquez, Rubens, El Greco, as well as crystal chandeliers, antique weapons, a Stradivarius violin and various decoration items that were created by the personal orders of the Spanish rulers. We should also mention the luxurious gardens with quaint alleys and hundreds of trees, marble fountains and flowerbeds.All the splendor of the Royal Palace can be seen for 10 euros.
Knowledge of the wealth of the Archaeological Museum
3 euro their wealth open Archaeological Museum. Collection going for decades, and during that time managed to fill up the museum exhibits from different eras. All of them are distributed across time periods: there prehistoric finds, Roman heritage (utensils, mosaic), evidence of the Spanish Middle Ages, the treasures of Muslim invaders. The highlight of the collection – rock paintings, the likes of which you will not find anywhere else in the world. By the way, at the weekend to see the exhibition is free.
To see a flamenco show
Flamenco – a word that is inextricably linked with Spain. Show where the dancers dazzle the audience with his skill in Madrid – fun not cheap. Typically, for the opportunity to see the flamenco will have to pay 20-40 euros (with dinner). But in some flamenco bars famous dance comes as a free addition to the meal. Enough to buy a drink to enjoy the evening show.
View of Madrid from the top
The best way to see the beauty of Madrid – to give a little more than 5 euros and climb to an altitude cable car Teleferiko. It’s not just cheap entertainment, but 11 minutes (one way) guaranteed delight.During this time, will take a view of all the major attractions with an unusual point of view. To save, you need to book a place online.