Just like many other tourist attractions, Spain’s monuments captivate the attention of worldwide visitors. This is one of the most developed and economically fit nations. If you are planning a trip to this country of diverse culture and beauties, then here are the top 10 best monuments you must see in Spain.
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10. Arco de la Victoria
The Arco de la Victoria has a big room with a university’s artificial model, and some old maps of its construction plans. It is about 100 meters high, and has an observation deck where the tourists can spend lovely time. The admission fee of this place is not more than 1 euro, and it can be approached via local bus.
9. Convent of the Salesas Reales
It is a beautiful architectural complex, situated in central Madrid, Spain. This remains open from Tuesday to Sunday, and timings change from season to season. Mondays are off, and there is no admission fee for the children under five years. The rest of the kids and adults have to pay admission fee of 9 Euro per person.
8. El Capricho Park of Alameda de Osuna
Jean-Baptiste Mulot, a French gardener, headed the architectural work of this garden, and it has been constructed in a beautiful English style. It is open from Tuesday to Sunday at 9am-6.30pm. Monday’s timing is 10am-4.30pm.
7. El Pardo Royal Palace
It is located in Monte del Pardo (Pardo Mount), in Madrid. The timings change from season to season. In winter from Mondays to Fridays: 10:00 a.m. – 04:45 p.m. On Sundays and holidays from 10:00 a.m. to 01:30 p.m. In summer from Mondays to Fridays: 10:30 a.m. – 05:45 p.m. On Sundays and holidays from 09:30 a.m. to 01:30 p.m.
6. Lope de Vega House Museum
At the entrance of the museum, you can view an inscription in Latin, “parva propia magna, magna aliena parva” that means “what little I have is enough, what much others are having is too little”. There is no entrance fee with the Madrid Card in this museum. The metro you can take is Anton Martin & Seville.
5. Army Museum Madrid
The museum was previously housed in the Buen Retiro Palace. Now it is based in the Alcázar of Toledo. The best time to go there is from Tuesday to Sunday, with Mondays remain closed.
4. Museum of America
You can take bus# 1, 2, 16, 44, 46, 61, 82, 113, 132 and 133 to reach the museum. But if you prefer metro, then take line 3 or 6 to Moncloa. The Museum is located in Avenida Reyes Católicos.
3. National Archaeological Museum
The museum is situated in Calle de Serrano, 13, 28001 Madrid, Spain. It is closed on Mondays, and remains open from Tuesday to Sunday. Timings vary from season to season. There is no entrance fee.
2. Oratorio del Caballero de Gracia
It is situated in Calle del Caballero de Gracia, Madrid. The building remains open from Tuesday to Sunday; timings are 9 am to 6:00 pm. On Mondays and public holidays, it is closed. There is an entrance fee of 3-5 Euros.
1. Parque de la Fuente del Berro
It was opened for public in 1954. It is spread in an area of 7.4 hectares. The best time to visit is from Tuesday to Sunday. Mondays are off here.
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