The broad and varied range of art on offer in the region includes everything from prehistoric rock paintings through to the most avant-garde works of modern art, in addition to the ever more popular museums on science, technology, anthropology and history.
Madrid’s importance as the site of the Royal Court since the 16th century also means that visitors can discover the Royal Sites located in such beautiful settings as Aranjuez and San Lorenzo de El Escorial.
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LEISURE AND SHOWS
Madrid offers leisure ideas to suit all tastes, with a wide range of options for tourists and local residents alike. The city of Madrid and the towns and villages of the Region are both true to their roots and open to the latest trends. Tradition and modernity are the two key elements in all the options available: have fun with the little ones at the different theme parks, discover the capital’s happening nightlife, choose a theatre performance or a film from the broad variety showing… These are just a few alternatives from the interesting range of leisure options available.
Everyone thinks of Madrid as the city to catch the latest musical on the Gran Via – our very own Broadway. On the streets of the city, the arrival of summer brings the opening of the year’s most fashionable terrace bar, and with each new season comes the exhibition of the moment. Nevertheless, Madrid is much more than the Spanish capital - each and every one of the towns that make up the Region of Madrid offers a varied agenda of musical, theatrical and film events, not forgetting the broad array of bars, cafés and restaurants.
WHAT TO DO IN MADRID?
SOURCE: SOCIEDAD PÚBLICA TURISMO MADRID, S.A. - www.turimomadrid.es