Why Madrid

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The city of great events

Every year Madrid hosts major conferences, trade fairs, sporting events, cultural festivals and mega-concerts in its facilities, premises and public spaces.

A very rich historical heritage

The unique monuments and buildings reflect more than 800 years of city history. Walking through its streets, day or night, becomes an unforgettable experience for the visitor.

Culture accessible to everyone

A great part of the cultural activities available is free or takes place in public venues. In any case, enjoying culture in Madrid is not expensive and, depending on the event, there are discounts available for groups, students, elderly persons or people who are unemployed.

Unique cultural and leisure time activities

There is always something to do in Madrid. In the city you can find 3 of the most important art museums in the world, cinemas, theatres, theme parks, sporting events, concerts and various shopping districts.

World gastronomic leader

In Madrid you will find the oldest restaurant in the world, establishments with Michelin stars, gastronomic venues, and you can enjoy the tapas culture in bars and outdoor cafés.

Data

  • +9 million visitors (INE 2016)
  • 1st spanish city in cultural programme quality and innovation (Barómetro Fundación Contemporánea 2016)
  • 6th european destination with most overall overnight stays (ECM - Benchmarking Report 2016)
  • 2nd most enjoyable and 4th most sociable european city (Time Out y Hostelworld 2016)
  • 8th city in the world in entertainment and attractions(PWC - Cities of Oportunity 2016)
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RELEVANT INFORMATION

EXPLORE OUR CITY

CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

HISTORIC AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

CULTURE

MUSEUMS

TRADE FAIRS AND CONGRESSES

SHOPPING IN MADRID

GASTRONOMY

FOOTBALL IN MADRID

SPORTS

GREEN MADRID

TRANSPORTATION

ACCOMMODATION

MADRID AND ITS SURROUNDINGS

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