Spring and fall (October) are the best times to visit Madrid when the temps are mild. Book ahead to attend the city’s grandest fiesta in May.
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Conveniently located near the Prado and Madrid's historic monuments, this regal building has been a center of Spanish society for more than a hundred years.
The world-renowned Bullfighting Festival of San Isidro is held yearly in Madrid to honor the Saint. At an elevation of 2,188 feet, Madrid is the highest capital city in Europe. Its name is derived from the Arabic word, magerit, meaning, ”place of many streams.”
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