Madrid, the capital of Spain, is a cosmopolitan city that combines the most modern infrastructures and the status as an economic, financial, administrative and service centre, with an impressive cultural and artistic heritage, a legacy of centuries of exciting history. Madrid is a charming place, on which streets you can feel the history and sheer energy running through. The architectural history of Madrid is overwhelming, the architecture of the city reflecting different styles from various historical periods, from medieval buildings and royal palaces, baroque ornaments and decorations of the belle époque, to skyscrapers and impressive elements of Spanish contemporary architecture.
Madrid is one of the richest culinary capitals of Europe. The city has embraced the creativity and innovation of Spain’s gastronomic revolution. The culinary heritage of Madrid is wedded to the passion for the long-lasting traditions of Spanish cooking, for the pleasure of eating experience and for showcasing the variety of food from every Spanish region.
Madrid has a considerable number of Catholic churches, some of them are among the most important Spanish religious artworks. Other cultural objectives are Prado Museum, the Art Center Queen Sofia, monastery and Palace El Escorial. Puerta del Sol is the most commercial and known area from the old Madrid. In this place, people from Madrid celebrate the passing in the new year. Tradition says that you must eat 12 grapes pieces for each beating of the town clock.
The Golden Triangle of Art, Cibeles Palace and Fountain, the Royal Palace of Madrid, Muzeul Thissen-Bornemisza, are few of the interest points. All those beautiful locations are symbols of Madrid that must be appreciated and explore by the tourist. People from Madrid are very friendly and warm. Time goes very slowly for those citizens of Spain. They spend a lot of time in the numerous caffeshops in open space, where they make the plans for the next day. In those kind of places, have rised some of the artists and thinkers at the time, such as Lope Vega, a genius of the dramatic art, Ramon de la Cruz, a talented author and many more. Two of the biggest football clubs in the word, Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid, have their home here and beautiful large stadiums.
For those who want to discover the vestiges and vast history of this city, they can do that anytime. A city break in Madrid is ideal for visiting and relaxation. The main gate of the city is the international airport Madrid-Barajas. This is located 13 km north-east from the city. The bookings can be arranged at any agency in Romania. The climate in Madrid is a mediterranean. The winters brings temperatures below 0° and summer is very hot. The most rains are in springtime and autumn. Madrid is beautiful in every season. Maybe the best time to visit is autumn when is nice to take a short incursion in this magnificent capital of knowledge. Being the biggest city of Spain, here you can find a large offer of hotels for all standards and demands. In Madrid you can find accommodation at the villas, hotels and hostels, cheap and also expensive at five stars, by example. Prices begin at 30 euro and climb up to 300 euro. The accommodation is excellent and the services are impeccable. The decision is up to customer and his own pocket. The booking can be made online, by e-mail or by telephone. You can visit now and discover more of the culture and fun of this city, booking now a direct flight from Sibiu Airport.
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