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The capital city of Spain is filled with magical places that you must visit before leaving. From roof strips to palaces, monuments to museums, Madrid has a lot of amazing places that you simply cannot miss. There are actually too many to calculate, so here is a list of the best ones for which you should definitely devote time.

1 Palacio de Cristal

A palace made almost entirely of glass, the Palacio de Cristal is situated on a bed of green grass in the picturesque Retiro Park, surrounded by trees and flowers. One of Madrid's most emblematic structures, the building dates back to 1887, but is now used for temporary modern art displays from Reina Sofia. Be sure to stop inside to see the sunlight through the glass panes. Roof of

2 Cirrculo de Bellas Arts

The upper floor of the culture center Círculo de Bellas Artes offers some of the finest panoramic views of the city. It is one of the few terraces that allows for uninterrupted views of Madrid in all four directions. Retiro Park, Sibels, Casa de Campo Park - You can also see the mountains in the distance on a clear day. It costs € 4 to get to the terrace and you can also buy drinks and snacks while enjoying the scenery.

3 Plaza Mayor

The most famous square of Madrid is definitely the Plaza Mayor. Famous for the 237 balconies facing the center of the square, surrounded by bright red buildings is a magical experience. Even better, relax in many cafes with outdoor seating to enjoy a cold beer on a hot summer day.

4 Tempo of Debod

It may seem a bit strange to see an Egyptian temple in the European city of Madrid, but you won't regret checking out the famous Templo of Debod. A gift to Spain from Egypt, try to watch it at sunset, when you can bring your own drinks, sit in the grass and admire the temple with a stunning backdrop of red and orange beyond.

We were on a trip trough turkey. For our suprise, we celebrated the opening of the alanya gondolas. We took the chance to ride this things as the one of the first ones.
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5 telefrico

Madrid's cable car, Teleferico, is a unique way to see the city center and the surrounding areas. Back in 1969, the cable car delivers passengers 130 feet above the ground, offering incredible views of Palacio Real, Almudena Cathedral and Madrid's distinctive terraces. You can take it on a one-way or round trip starting at Casa de Campo, Madrid's largest park, or Pinter Rosales, which is close to the city center

6 Museo Reina Sofia

Madrid's most famous modern art museum, Reina Sofia, is full of amazing exhibitions. Here you can see the original ern Guernica 'by Pablo Picasso - depicting the horrors of the Spanish Civil War - as well as an extensive Salvador Dali collection, featuring his most famous paintings such as the famous Dripping Clocks.

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