What to see

National Library. Paradise with a garden

Madrid

Jorge Luis Borges imagined paradise as a sort of library. People who love books and reading, who still appreciate peacefulness in these high-…



What to see

Fancies of Uranus

Madrid

It must have been Uranus, the god of the sky, who favoured Madrid with its glorious skyscapes full of colours and shapes that no other…



What to see

Madrid, capital and chimera

Madrid

Big cities are like books. They have a cover, their credits pages. They have chapters, and hidden pages where dried flowers and mementos…



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Museo Casa Natal de Cervantes

Madrid

The Cervantes Birth House-Museum is located on the site where the family house of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547…

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Museo Casa de la Moneda

Madrid

The Royal Mint Museum’s collection, the foremost of its type in Spain, covers the complete history of money from its…

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Palacio Real de Madrid

Madrid

The majestic Royal Palace is the successor to the old Alcazar of Madrid, a medieval fortress converted into the…