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Madrid: Tour of the Historic City Center

1. Madrid: Tour of the Historic City Center

Discover Madrid and its fascinating architecture on this exciting tour. Start the tour at Puerta del Sol and walk past the stunning sights such as the Church of San Ginés, the Convent of Las Descalzas Reales, the Royal Palace of Madrid, and Almudena Cathedral. Learn all about the history of Madrid as you wander through the narrow streets off the main roads. In addition to the Palace of the Councils and the Plaza de la Villa, you also see the Torre de los Lujanes and hear interesting anecdotes before you continue on to the Monastery of Corpus Christi las Carboneras and the Plaza de la Paja. Admire the old Cava Baja street, which is known for its taverns and tapas bars. The covered Market of San Miguel, Plaza Mayor, and the Literary Quarter are further highlights on the tour that provide exciting stories of the Golden Age. After the tour you can mark further attractions and quaint taverns on your map to explore later on. You can also enjoy the view from a viewing terrace at the end of the tour upon request.

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Madrid City Tour: Culture and History

2. Madrid City Tour: Culture and History

Discover the Madrid of the Hapsburgs on this fantastic city tour. Start at Puerta del Sol and learn interesting facts about the past and present of the Spanish capital. On the way to the Royal Palace of Madrid you will pass the monastery of San Gines. See the magnificent Royal Theater, the Almudena Cathedral, and the beautiful historic squares such as Plaza de la Paja, the most important square during Medieval times. The route was designed by Madrilenian architects to teach you the history and culture of the city as well as the architectural value of the buildings. You will also get interesting and important insider tips from the locals.

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What people are saying about Plaza de la Paja

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 154 reviews

Attentive and safe driver. It presents the main tourist destinations with a simple explanation and then you can choose what you want to visit in more detail.

We really enjoyed our guided tour. Thank you Bruno for such a great experience. Definitely recommend it if your in Madrid.

Excellent tour with an amazing guide. Would recommend 1.5 he tour to see all the best places in Madrid

we got the 8pm tour . it was great seeing Madrid at night with all the lighting.

The great tour, the driver in good English, a recommendable experience