Madrid a nice must-visit city of Spain lies right towards the northeast in the middle of Iberian Peninsula in Spanish Castillian plateau (Meseta central) located at an elevation of nearly 750 m. An impressive capital city of Spain is pack with several rich cultural and historical attractions. A huge modern metropolis holds extended green zones’ collection and a top vacation destination is the home of thriving modern business, economy, education, art, culture, tourism, as well as countless must-visit point of interests, among which top seven is picked up for their exceptional charming power that drags the glance of visitors intensely. So, here are these seven must-visit point of Interests to visit during your stay in Madrid, Spain.
Royal palace of Madrid
A beautiful Must-Visit Point of Interest, located in the heart of ‘Plaza de Oriente Square’ of Madrid, which includes immense compelling garden. This palace serves as a beautiful and magnificent model not only in the eyes of Spain but also the world. It was once the prime official residence of Spanish royal family from Charles III to Alfonso XIII originally built in 9th century and then again rebuilt in 18th century, when massive fire broke out on the palace during Christmas Eve in 1734. The palace now is used for major state events, festivals, ceremonies and reception purposes.
The whole palace In total covers an area of 138,000 square meters, made of granite and limestone and contains overall six floors houses distinctively decorated grand staircase in huge grand space, big central patio of quadrangular shape, 2,800 residential chambers of which 16 are kept accessible to the public, impressive granite façade made of massive white marble stone chunk, neo-classical style queen lodgings, 1890’s constructed English Park called “campo del moro”, imposing “porcelain” room, the yellow room for royal court ladies etc.
- Puerta del Sol
Means ‘Sun Gate’, its name originates from the eastern city gate. It was built in around 15th or 16th century, serves as the main entrance of immense historic public plaza which contains captivating fountain, principle offices of the local governments, attractive bear-eating statues holding Strawberry Tree structure symbolizes the vibrant city life of Madrid, lot of significant historic modern style Spanish period buildings & monuments-was once served as town halls and prisons, numerous restaurants, bars, shops chain and cozy building apartments, striking huge equestrian statue of King Carlos III in the middle of the square etc.