With centuries of empire building, innovation and international relations, the architecture in Madrid is varied and grand. The catholic cathedral here, Catedral de la Almudena is a recent take on neoclassical styling and the Palacio de la Zarzuela houses the Royal family in a country manor-type building in beautiful parkland.

Did you ever think it was possible to visit a 2nd century Egyptian temple without going to Egypt? The Templo de Debod was painstakingly moved to Madrid as a thank you present for helping the Egyptians build the Aswan Dam.

Discover the classical and the curious amongst the various buildings in Madrid.

Madrid Guide