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Iberian ham, hanging in a market

Appreciate culinary delicacies at the Museo del Jamón

In the number 72 of the Gran Vía in Madrid, find a street-facing place on which you’ll start a culinary trip around Spain. Surely, when in the city, don’t miss the sight of the Museo del Jamón, one of the foremost thematic restaurants in the country. Moreover, at this iconic landmark, open since the summer …

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Puff pastries topped with almonds, next to silver cutlery

Taste historic desserts at the Antigua Pastelería del Pozo

Walk through central Madrid and stumble upon a place where sweet delicacies have been prepared for the last two centuries. In other words, as you reach the Calle del Pozo, be greeted at number 8 by the oldest patisserie in Spain. Certainly, at the Antigua Pastelería del Pozo you’ll find delicious desserts prepared with recipes …

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Delight in dishes with a unique twist at Patio de Leones

Right across the street from the iconic Puerta de Alcalá, Madrid is home to a unique restaurant that focuses on a peculiar aspect of cooking. Certainly, creative and curious are the perfect adjectives to describe the specialties served at Patio de Leones. In other words, behold a different take in Spanish gastronomy as you approach …

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Behold a sugary exhibition at Sweet Space in Madrid

Have you ever thought about the possibility of fusing distinct sensorial stimuli into a single one? If the answer is yes, then a unique Madrid location, will allow you to be immersed into an extraordinary experience. Certainly, a visit to Sweet Space, located in the centric and upscale barrio of Salamanca, is to enjoy tasty …

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Enjoy the best of winter in Navacerrada, Madrid

High on the Sierra de Guadarrama, a mountain pass has become the favorite winter sports destination near Madrid. Certainly, the Puerto de Navacerrada ski station, on the border between Castile and León, and the Community of Madrid, is the place to go in order to enjoy snow when in the Spanish capital. Moreover, since being …

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Stone façade of the main entrance to El Escorial, near Madrid

Behold Catholic grandeur at El Escorial near Madrid

Close to Madrid, the foothills of the Sierra de Guadarrama are home to an architectural complex where the State and Church lived together harmoniously. Certainly, San Lorenzo de El Escorial is a Spanish royal site that, when built during the 16th century, was at the same time a residence and monastery. Moreover, as you reach …

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Grab a hold on culture at a former Madrid barrack in Conde Duque

In Madrid, the barrio of Universidad is home to a cultural hub occupying a former barrack. Surely, if you’re looking for an insight on scenic arts, cinema, and music, then the Centro de Cultura Contemporánea Conde Duque is the place for you. Moreover, this institution, located in the heart of a section of the Spanish …

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Be amazed by artistic mastery at the Museo Reina Sofía

Spain is a European country with a very rich cultural and artistic heritage. Above all, art created masterfully during the 20th century has found a home in a very special museum. Certainly, one of Madrid’s top destinations takes the form of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. This amazing place, located near the …

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