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MinnaS
2/26/2014
Overall rating: 10
General opinion: Eat like a madrileño - it is useful to eat when the madrileños eat. The variety of restaurants is best when the locals enjoy their meals - that is at around 2-3 pm for lunch and at the earliest at 9 pm for dinner. Eat tapas - tapas are available everywhere and are plentiful and varied. These you can get outside of mealtimes as well. Go see flamenco. Madrid is the flamenco capitol. It is well worth going to see a tablao! Enjoy yourself and just sit around and enjoy the vibe of the city!
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Couple
12/19/2013
Overall rating: 9
General opinion: It's beautiful, cheap, charming, dynamic, cheerful, I recommend it for a weekend, the transport is very good, you get great food at reasonable prices, the people are friendly and helpful. I recommend trying the ham. If you just want a quick bite you can go to the chain 'montadidos 100 cerveceria', they make excellent sandwiches and the service is very friendly.
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Level 10
4/23/2013
Overall rating: 8
General opinion: The city is well worth a visit. It's easy to get around, the people are very polite. Shops are always open, the food is good. I recommend visiting: Museo del Prado, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, the Queen Sofía Art Center, Plaza Mayor, El Rastro mercado.
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Level 100
Overall rating: 6
General opinion:  Madrid is the capital of and the largest city in Spain. It is located on the river Manzanares in the centre of the Iberian Peninsula.
In spite of being a major metropolis, Madrid retains some remarkably unspoiled and diverse habitats and landscapes. It is home to mountain peaks and lush green plains. The city has a temperate Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers. In winters, temperatures may drop below 0°C, and in summers, they may sometimes reach as high as 40°C.
Madrid has a population of approximately 3,300,000 people. The inhabitants of Madrid ... More are called Madrileños. The city is very cosmopolitan, and in addition to Spaniards, it also has many immigrants from Latin America, Europe, Asia, North Africa and West Africa. Madrid is well known for its many cultural related attractions and monuments.
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Level 9
11/29/2012
Overall rating: 8
General opinion: Lovely cultural city. Shame about all the strikes. Not really helping their economy. Or sick people. Won't really encourage tourist industry.
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Carmen Ghio
11/8/2012
Overall rating: 8
General opinion: Such a pleasant city to spend your holidays. But beware, there are a lot of pickpocketers.
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User 13403
2/28/2012
Overall rating: 8
General opinion: its great
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User 5834
5/17/2011
Overall rating: 9
General opinion: Relaxed and green (besides the city traffic) and improving in leaps and bound on each return. It also has a vibe and a gogo attitude but only at night, late...well all night.
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Area:
605 Km2
Elevation:
667 m
Population:
3,165,235 
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The best time to travel around the city is from March to May, both for the temperature and the lower number of tourists. I don't recommend going in winter because the city has a continental Mediterranean climate and you can expect snow. In the summer there are many events but the temperatures rise by a lot.
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Patron:
Isidoro l'Agricoltore

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Retiro Park
 Parks and gardens
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Royal Palace
 Landmarks and Historic sites
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Plaza Mayor
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
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Puerta del Sol
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Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Almudena
 Landmarks and Historic sites
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Plaza de España
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Market of San Miguel
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Plaza de Toros de las Ventas
 Landmarks and Historic sites
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Fuente de Cibeles
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Temple de debod
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The Ham museum
 Bars
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El Pardo royal palace
 Surroundings
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Puerta de Toledo
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Church of St. Jerome the royal
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Monastery of Barefeet Royals
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Calle Gran Via
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Barrio de Salamanca
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Church of St. Isidro
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Malasana
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Royal Botanic garden of Madrid
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