Finding the right kind of tourist point in Spain is not at all tough. There are hundreds and thousands of monuments and places you can explore in this land. Believe me there would not be any short of exciting points for you as a visitor. Let us see which are the top 10 most outstanding tourist hubs of Spain.
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10. Congreso de los Diputados
The building of Congreso de los Diputados has a neoclassical style. Its design was presented by Narcisco Pascual y Colomer, and it was constructed between 1843 and 1850. It is situated by the Carrera de San Jerónimo in Madrid.
9. Fountain of Neptune
The Fountain of Neptune is situated at the Plaza Canovas del Castillo along the Paseo del Prado. It can be visited from Tuesday to Sunday; timings 11 am to 15:00 pm. On Mondays, it remains closed for common public.
8. Hipódromo de la Zarzuela
It is present on the mountain of the same name, in the vicinity of El Pardo, about 7.5 km of Northwest Highway (A-6 ). Zraq organizes an annual auction here in the Month of September.
7. Lazaro Galdiano Museum
The collections of paintings kept here are by Bosch, Goya, El Greco, Joshua Reynolds, Velázquez, and Zurbarán. Its opening hours are 10am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday. It remains closed on Tuesday and public holidays. The third floor of the museum remains open till 2pm only. The admission fee is 4 Euro, but there is no admission fee with Madrid Tourist Card.
6. Church of San Jeronimo
Next to this church is located the Prado Museum. It is worth to take the pictures of the church from outside and the museum from inside. Entrance to the museum, however, is free, but not to the church. It is open from 8.30am to 1.30pm, and again from 5.30pm to 8.00pm daily. The nearest metro station is Retiro.
5. Cason del Buen Retiro
It is situated in Madrid, and is known to have undergone various restorations. The current Casón del Buen Retiro was completed in October, 2007. The best time to go there is during weekends, but you can visit this place at any day of the week except Monday.
4. Basilica of San Francisco el Grande
This church was built by King Charles III of Spain, and the design was presented by Francisco Cabezas in 1761. The church is standing on the site of a Franciscan convent, which was constructed by St. Francis himself in 1217. The best time to go there is from Tuesday to Sunday. During the weekends, you can expect this place to be overcrowded with visitors.
3. Cervantes Death House
If you have a plan to go to Cervantes Death House, then the nearest metro is Anton Martin. It remains open all days of the week, and timings vary from season to season.
During the weekends, there is extreme rush here. The area is bordered by a large ministerial complex, the Nuevos Ministerios (in the south), and by the Palacio de Congregos y Exposiciones (in the north). Its construction and development was initiated in 1969, and today it has become an over-crowded complex. It is situated along the wide avenue Paseo de la Castellana.
1. Church of San Manuel and San Benito
Opposite the Retiro Park on Calle de Alcalá, this church is standing with its full beauty and attraction. It remains open from Tuesday to Sunday, and Mondays are off.
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