7. Best walking tour in Madrid
A guided walking tour into: Templo de Debod The debod temple, a jewel of the Nile brought to Madrid stone to stone to rebuild in Europe a complete Egyptian Temple saved from the Aswan Damm construction. It's more than 2.220 years old and was consecrated to the god Amon. Parque del Oeste The most impressive panoramic view of Madrid, from the site the city was born in IX century from debod Temple. Plaza de España The most important Square of in the west side of the city, were stands the statue tribute to Don Quixote and its writer Miguel de Cervantes. Plaza de Oriente Discover this amazing monumental and garden square, it contains the collection of 20 sculptures of the ancient kings of Spain carved in stone, flanked by the Royal Opera House and the Royal palace and at it's center the equestrian bronze sculpture of the King Philip IV, designed by Galileo Galilei and Velázquez. Catedral de la Almudena From the outside square we will describe the majestic new gothic Cathedral of Madrid and his surrounding landscape. Palacio Real de Madrid Visit the outside of Madrid Royal Palace, the official residence of Kings of Spain. Our oficial guide will explain to you the impressive historical and artistic heritage that is part of this huge palace. Calle Mayor A historical walk from old Madrid main street, through the old stone pavemented streets, squares and narrow alleys that compose the XV century quarter. Plaza de la Villa The heart of ancient Madrid is this old town square which contains the city hall " Plaza de la Villa" with it's historical buildings and the statue of Álvaro de Bazán the Grand admiral of the Spanish Armada. Mercado San Miguel Visit the San Miguel market famous worldwide for its tapas and delicatessen stores. Plaza Mayor Plaza Mayor is the main square of the old city, location of medieval tournaments, inquisition trials, and even bullfights, at it's centre a equestrian statue of Philip III of Spain, it's surrounded of restaurants and tapas bar, amongst them the oldest taverns of the world.