1. Plaza Mayor
Madrid's Plaza Mayor is the city's most ornate plaza. Avoid the overpriced restaurants and take in the fabulous architecture.
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Madrid's cathedral can be found right next to the Royal Palace.
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4. Plaza Oriente
In front of the Royal Palace and behind the opera house is this picturesque plaza, with a number of classy cafes to stop for a coffee or a beer.
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5. Royal Palace
Visit the king's residence, complete with classic art collection.
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6. El Flamenco Vive, Guitar Shops
Visit one of the numerous guitar shops in Madrid de las Austrias and purchase a locally made instrument to learn flamenco on. Stock up on flamenco music and books at El Flamenco Vive.
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7. San Gines Chocolateria
Sample chocolate con churros at the most famous churreria (churros cafe) in the whole of Spain.
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8. Casa da las Torrijas
Torrijas is a sweet bread-based dish, served as a dessert or breakfast, mainly available during Semana Santa (Easter). But in Casa de las Torrijas, you can get it any day of the week.
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9. La Muralla Arabe
The last surviving piece of the old Moorish wall around Madrid.
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10. Medina Mayrit
Take a dip in the Arabic baths, take some Morocco tea in the teteria or sample some North African food in the restaurant.
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