Nestled over the River Manzanares, Madrid is known to be the capital of Spain. Named as the second largest city due to the huge population that it embraces, the city is a hub for all the football fans all around the world and entertains a huge crowd throughout the year. There are places that are so beautiful that words fall short while describing them and Madrid is one of those places, a perfect amalgamation of culture, adventure, food and history, this alluring city must be on every traveller’s list.
Home to one of the oldest football clubs in the world, Madrid is a city that never fails to surprise its visitors with an array of options. History is the witness of some of the finest art and architecture that Madrid has featured along with showering its love and nurturing the unique artist Goya and Velázquez that have helped in gaining the popularity that this vibrant city currently holds.
Madrid might not have The Leaning Tower of Paris or architectural history of Rome but Madrid displays the picturesque backdrop of the merry city. From ancient mansions to contemporary masterpieces, the quaint brickwork and the slate barb of Madrid baroque and the confection of the world-famous belle époque. Put purely, Madrid is a dream city for travellers.
Setting an exemplary example in the forte of cuisine, the travellers can witness the ultimate wholehearted hospitality that the city offers. From the old town cafes to modern themed bars, one can enjoy it all. Make sure to try some of the most popular dishes such as Cocido Madrileno, Callos a la madrileña and Oreja a la plancha.
Best Time To Visit The City
Imagine balmy temps blowing through the city when you take a walk with your loved ones on the narrow lanes overshadowed with branched leaves. If that makes the traveller within you come alive then make sure to book the tickets to this city either in Fall (September to November) or during the spring (March to May). The weather is the nicest during these two seasons when the city comes into its true form, featuring nothing but the best.
For all the soccer fans out there, well, the love for the game will pull you pretty much during any time of the year. However, if you are looking to save up on the extra bucks, you can consider travelling during the winter season when hotels reduce their price due to the fall in the tourist’s rate.