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  1. Visit the Prado Museum
  2. Head to Retiro Park
  3. Grab churros at San Gines Chocolatteria
  4. Go bar hopping in Gran Via
  5. Flamenco! Or a Bollywood cabaret  Or hammam with a Spanish twist near Atocha.
  6. Plaza Mayor
  7. Templo de Debod
  8. Casa de Campo
  9. Sundays Flee Market – El Rastro
  10. San Ginés
  11. Alcala gate
  12. ‘El Oso y el Madroño


  1. As for food, Botin and Chooclateria San Gines are practically institutions
  2. Try out rarer stuff like pig’s ears (a lot of places) and lamb innards (Freiduria de Gallinejas)… Madrid is known for quirky food
  3. Restaurant for the baby pig: Casa Lucio, calle cava baja
  4. Tapas- Casa Gonzales, calle leòn/ La casa del abuelo, calle de la victoria
  5. Churros- chocolateria san gines, pasadizo de san gines
  6. Sangria and tapas at Plaza de Santa Ana
  7. Sangria ! Paella ! Patatas bravas ! Olive ! Shop !!
  8. Cocido, calamari sandwiches

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