• A tour around the Madrid of the Austrias

    Walking around Madrid following the traces of the Habsburg legacy is a typical activities for those who visit the city for the first time. The Madrid of the Austrias is a term used to name the medieval part of the city, built along the reign of the Spanish branch of the Habsburg House, known in Spain as Casa de Austria. Now a days this area is mainly inside Sol and Palacio neighborhoods. The tour visit many interesting buildings including: calle Mayor, the Orfeo’s fountain, the Duque de Rivas Palace, calle Segovia, the Royal Palace of El Pardo, casa Cisneros, Plaza Mayor, puerta del Sol, the Vargas Palace, the Royal Monastery of Encarnación, the Buen Retiro Palace, and casa de la Villa.

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