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Madrid is the dynamic capital of Spain which boasts plenty of elegant boulevards, manicured parks, stylish shopping hubs, historic neighbourhoods, colourful art and fascinating wildlife. This charming city is world-famous for its classical monumental fountains and magnificent castles that feature grand domes and Renaissance architecture, so it makes for the ultimate sightseeing break. There is so much to explore and experience here; enjoy a picnic at the lush Retiro Park, attend the change of guard ceremony at the Royal Palace, catch a show at the famous Teatro Real opera house and visit the El Rastro market to browse a variety of products including clothes, household items, music records and toys. Brightsun Travel offers exclusive holidays to Madrid from India, so you can start planning an amazing trip here.
Madrid is an excellent hub of modern museums and art galleries. The main must-visit venue of the city is the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, which is home to 1,000 artifacts including 19th century American paintings and various ancient masterpieces created by famed French artists Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Edouard Manet. You can also step inside the National Archaeological Museum to learn about Spain’s rich history and discover a rare collection of ancient statues, Roman mosaics, crosses and votive crowns. Another prominent museum worth visiting in Madrid is the Prado Museum, one of the world’s greatest art museums which display over 8,000 paintings and 700 sculptures, including masterpieces created by renowned Renaissance artists such as El Greco and Hieronymus Bosch.
Madrid boasts plenty of historic architectural wonders. The most remarkable among them is the Royal Palace of Madrid, one of Europe’s largest palaces, constructed in the 18th century with stunning facades and a large central courtyard. Another stunning tourist spot in Madrid is the Puerta De Alcala Gate, an ancient monument constructed in honour of King Carlos III; here you can admire stunning triumphal arches and a facade of decorative sculptures. You can also step inside the Plaza Mayor, a grand central square to experience vibrant local street life and explore beautiful monuments including an incredible bronze equestrian statue of King Felipe III. Brightsun Travel can help you organize luxury holiday packages to Madrid, so you can look forward to the ultimate city break with countless unforgettable experiences.