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  • Chocolatería San Ginés
    When people go to Spain they usually think about the Spanish food, and in Madrid the most typical thing to eat are Churros. The only problem is that I usually hear bad comments about them because most people dont really know where to go. [...]
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  • San Gines Chocolate Factory
    No visit to Madrid is complete without eating some mouth watering Churros. Chocolateria San Gines is the oldest venue that has been serving Churros for over 100 years since 1894. The practically dont have anything but chocolate and [...]
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  • Stadium Santiago Bernabeu
    Ever heard of the best soccer team in the world? if you have that you might know that there team is located in Madrid, Spain. Stadium Santiago Bernabeu has been home to the Real Madrid since Dec 14, 1947 and has been the center piece for [...]
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  • Royal Palace
    The Royal Palace used to be the residence of the Spanish kings and queens. Now it is only used for official ceremonies and when foreign diplomats come. It is opened for visitors every day (except when it is used for the official reasons [...]
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  • Plaza del Cibeles
    Plaza del Cibeles (Cybeles Square) is the most beautiful part of Madrid. It is surrounded by huge and impressive buildings. In the center of the square there is a huge fountain featuring Cybeles, fertility goddess on her chariot pulled [...]
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  • The Escorial
    You should take a look at the Escorial, the seat of the spanish kings, if you are close. [...]
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  • The chocolate factory and other fascinating sights
    A very walkable cosmopolitan city and extremely pleasant in February. Fantastic food, fun and great people, be sure to take a walking tour of the chocolate factory. [...]
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Madrid History

Madrid stayed in Muslim hands until approximately the end of the 11th century, at which point it was handed over to a precursor to the modern Spanish state.  All of the history of Madrid from that time to the present is very much in keeping with the image of Madrid as a Spanish Town and it is for that reason that many people tell the idealized Roman version of the history, because that tends to link up more and be more attractive as a point of continuance than what most historians believe is the real history of the region.  With Italian and Spanish being languages that hail from the same base, this is a convenient way to recount events.  [...]
Cheap flights to Madrid

Recent Madrid flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $626Thy Turkish Airlines flight Thy Turkish Airlines 
    New York, NY (JFK)Madrid, ES (MAD)11/29/201501:40 pm
    Madrid, ES (MAD)New York, NY (JFK)12/06/201511:55 pm check price
  • $693Thy Turkish Airlines flight Thy Turkish Airlines 
    Washington DC, DC (IAD)Madrid, ES (MAD)11/29/201511:10 pm
    Madrid, ES (MAD)Washington DC, DC (IAD)12/06/201511:55 pm check price
  • $759Thy Turkish Airlines flight Thy Turkish Airlines 
    San Francisco, CA (SFO)Madrid, ES (MAD)03/01/201606:10 pm
    Madrid, ES (MAD)San Francisco, CA (SFO)03/15/201605:45 pm check price

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