Madrid is the capital of Spain and its largest city. The population of the city is approximately 3.3 million and the entire population of the metropolitan area of Madrid is estimated at about 6.5 million. It is the third largest city in the European Union, after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan area is the third largest in the European Union after London and Paris.
The most important places to visit in Madrid are: Museo del Prado (one of the largest museums in the world today, Prado Museum inaugurated in 1819 and houses of renowned artists like Goya and Rubens), Royal Palace (this grand palace is luxurious The official residence of the royal family), the Plaza Mayor (popular with tourists and locals, was built in the 16th century and has been home to festivities, bullfights and executions), the Reina Sofía Museum (the museum of contemporary art houses Thousands of Picasso and Miró's great works of art), Parque del Retiro (among the most beautiful parks in the world, is a favorite of the city's inhabitants, emblematic places and beautiful gardens), Rastro Market Buy whatever you want in this world-famous outdoor market), Temple of Debod (many people are surprised to know that there is an ancient Egyptian temple located right in the center of the city of Madrid), Puerta del Sol Cathedral E la Almudena (it took more than 100 years to complete its construction in 1993. The original site was occupied by the first mosque in Madrid), the Plaza de Cibeles (Madrid is known for many beautiful plazas like this. The Cibeles Fountain is an important symbol of this city) and many more.
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