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HISTORICAL MADRID. The AUSTRIAS: Inquisition and Golden Age (Free Tour)

Duration: 2h
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Quality Verified Registered on September 04, 2020

We are a group of tourist guides, accredited in Venice and Madrid, with extensive experience in the city, both historically and culturally, as well as in leisure and gastronomy. We will be delighted if you visit Venice or Madrid with us.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

In this tour we are going to visit the historical part of the city that corresponds to Madrid de los Austrias or Madrid Imperial . We will visit the most important part of Madrid, full of history and curiosities of the kings and queens who reigned in this period. Along the way we will find many of the most important buildings and institutions in Madrid, such as the Plaza Mayor , the Descalzas Reales Convent , the San Miguel Market , the Arco de Cuchilleros , the oldest restaurant in the world , the Palacio of Santa Cruz or the Posada del Peine . King Felipe II , painters such as Velázquez or El Greco , writers such as Cervantes or Lope de Vega , women as enigmatic as Elizabeth I of England or the most famous bandit in Madrid: Luis Candelas , will be the protagonists of our tour. And there will be no shortage of explanations about the Spanish Inquisition and the Golden Age .

The places that we are going to go on the tour are the following;

- CONVENT OF THE ROYAL DESCALZAS
- MOUNT OF PIETY
- CHURCH AND ALLEY OF SAN GINÉS
- SAN MIGUEL MARKET
- SAN MIGUEL CAVA
- CUTLERY BOW
- OLDEST RESTAURANT IN THE WORLD (Casa Sobrino de Botín)
- SAN MIGUEL'S CHURCH
- PLAZA MAYOR AND CATHEDRAL OF SAN ISIDRO
- MURALS OF MINGOTE
- OLDEST HOTEL IN MADRID (Casa del Peine)
- CHURCH AND PALACE OF SANTA CRUZ
- SUN GATE


There will be no shortage of gastronomic, cultural and leisure recommendations on this tour.

If you want to complete your visit to Madrid with us, you can do so by taking the following tours:

- MADRID OF THE BOURBONS
- MEDIEVAL MADRID

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  • Meeting point:
    Pl. del Callao, 10, 28013 Madrid, Spain
    Pl. del Callao, 10, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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    You can find our Guide in La Plaza de Callao (Metro Callao), next to the marquee of the Callao Cinemas. You will be able to recognize him because he will be wearing a RED UMBRELLA and an official guide accreditation.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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SUSANA 12 Jun 2022
Zaragoza
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Travelled in group - Jun 2022
Interesante tour por el Madrid de los Austrias. Lugares emblemáticos de Madrid.
Ana ... 07 Jun 2022
Sitges
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Travelled in group - Jun 2022
MEJOR IMPOSIBLE CON PACO
Curro 07 Jun 2022
Valencia
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Travelled in group - Jun 2022
Uno de los mejores tours que hemos hecho
Ángela 07 Jun 2022
Córdoba
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Travelled in group - Jun 2022
Ha sido estupendo el tour con Paco
Daniel 07 Jun 2022
Sitges
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Travelled in group - Jun 2022
Muy recomendable
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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