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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

After the 11th Century, Madrid became part of the European medieval landscape and during the early years was part of a Spanish land that was split into two kingdoms, neither of which had Madrid as their capital city.  For this reason, the city lacked international prominence for most of the 12th, 13th and 14th centuries, although the 15th century saw the time of Spanish global dominance in the world with the melding of the two kingdoms into one as well as the rise of prominence in the status of Madrid.  Even so, it was not until 1561 that Madrid became the official capital of Spain, a role which it has held ever since.  In the 17th, 18th [...]
 
 
Cheap flights to Madrid

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  • $407Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Boston, MA (BOS)Madrid, ES (MAD)04/03/201809:20 pm
    Madrid, ES (MAD)Boston, MA (BOS)04/18/201808:00 am
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  • $425Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
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    Los Angeles, CA (LAX)Madrid, ES (MAD)01/25/201806:35 pm
    Madrid, ES (MAD)Los Angeles, CA (LAX)02/03/201807:20 am
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  • $433British Airways flight British Airways 
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    Houston, TX (IAH)Madrid, ES (MAD)02/21/201811:27 am
    Madrid, ES (MAD)Houston, TX (IAH)03/07/201804:05 pm
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