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Monumental Madrid! DISCOVER IT!

  • Madrid
  • Available in: Spanish

About the guru Free Tour Madrid

Visit the city with the BEST free walking tour of Madrid in Spanish with a local guide. Discover all the basic things to see in its downtown area in a different and original way through legends, mysteries, curiosities, anecdotes and history of both the Madrid of the Austrias and the Bourbons. Essential even for Madrid residents.

Visit the city with the BEST free walking tour of Madrid in Spanish with a local guide. Discover all the basic things to see in its downtown area in a different and original way through legends, mysteries, curiosities, anecdotes and history of both the Madrid of the Austrias and the Bourbons. Essential even for Madrid residents.

About the tour

Enjoy our Free Tour of the most monumental Madrid !, the Bourbon Madrid, and get to know its imposing architecture, its most important places and symbols, as well as endless curiosities, legends and anecdotes. Route: The guided tour will begin at 18:00 at Puerta del Sol, presided over by the equestrian statue of Carlos III. From there we will depart towards Calle Alcalá until the intersection with Gran Vía, here witnessing the monumental architecture of central Madrid and its most famous example, the Metropolis building. We will continue going down until we reach the Cibeles fountain, full of history. We will walk along the Paseo del Prado spotting the examples of Parisian styling that the Bourbons left us, until we reached the 'Isla de los Museos' in Madrid. Here we can find the Prado Museum and the Thyssen-Bornemisza, the best art gallery and the best private collection in the world respectively. We will also be witnesses of the ancient Church of the Jerónimos. We will turn left to reach the space where the monarchs used to rest, the Retiro and we will observe some of the remains of the old Palace that was located here, where we will find some of the best images of the city. We will cross it seeing its innumerable curiosities and legends, and we will finish with one of the most famous accesses to Madrid by Carlos III, the Puerta de Alcalá.

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How to find me: The tour guide will meet at Puerta del Sol, just in front of the Casa de Correos clock with a blue umbrella with the Spanish flag and the Free Tour Madrid logo.
Tour duration: 2 hours

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