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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 has always been a cultural centre within the European continent, but the years between 1935 and 1975 did not help matters that much.  Spain was under a fascist dictatorship for most of that period and it was only with the death of Franco that the last officially fascist government left power in Europe and Spain was able to become a democratic nation in the mould of many of its nearby counterparts.  Ever since 1975 Spain has experienced free elections and democratic rule and under that particular atmosphere, the cultural aspects of Madrid have come back again in full force.  The evidence of the brutal repression that occurred over [...]
 
 
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Recent Madrid flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $589Finn Air flight Finn Air 
    FromToDepartureTime
    New York, NY (JFK)Madrid, ES (MAD)05/04/201607:00 pm
    Madrid, ES (MAD)New York, NY (JFK)05/11/201610:55 am
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  • $774Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Newark, NJ (EWR)Madrid, ES (MAD)05/04/201606:25 pm
    Madrid, ES (MAD)Newark, NJ (EWR)05/11/201612:10 pm
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  • $821Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Washington DC, DC (DCA)Madrid, ES (MAD)05/04/201612:35 pm
    Madrid, ES (MAD)Washington DC, DC (DCA)05/11/201612:30 pm
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