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Madrid Spain Guide
Madrid is one of Europe's largest cities, located at the very center of the Iberian Peninsula and founded by the Moors in the 9th Century. It is modern, active city offering innumerable attractions to the visitor.

Madrid city center features the historic Plaza Mayor, considered to be one of the finest in Spain, and is surrounded by 17th-century architecture.

The royal Palace, surrounded by gardens that are now partially open to the public, is a magnificent example of 18th century palatial art.

Madrid has many museums and art galleries:the Prado Museum is one of the world's finest art galleries, with its vast collection of Spanish, Flemish, and other European paintings. Nearby are the Reina Sofía Art Center, which features Picasso's Guernica and other modern works, and the

Madrid´s museum attractions go far beyond art, however. A good example is El Casón del Buen Retiro, the Archaeological Museum, with collections representing practically all the different cultures that have flourished n Spain,

After dark it is also worth taking a look around. No visit to Madrid would be complete without experiencing Madrid's legendary nightlife.

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