Spain, in southwestern Europe, is a blend of history, culture, and vibrant lifestyle. Known for Gaudรญ's architecture, Andalusian flamenco, tapas, and lively festivals.


Madrid is Spain's vibrant capital, famous for its art galleries like the Prado Museum, showcasing works by Spanish masters. Key attractions include the Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace, and the historic Armory. The city is also known for its lively nightlife and diverse culinary offerings. A unique feature is the Temple of Debod, an ancient Egyptian temple reconstructed in Madrid, offering a blend of history and panoramic views, especially at sunset. Madrid's green spaces, like the Buen Retiro Park, add to its charm.

Temple of Debod

The Temple of Debod is an ancient Egyptian temple that was dismantled and rebuilt in Madrid, Spain. Originally constructed in the 2nd century BC near Aswan in Egypt, the temple was gifted to Spain by the Egyptian government in 1968 as a sign of gratitude for helping save temples during the construction of the Great Dam of Aswan.

If you want to see the inside it's best to go early in the morning as the queue can get quite long, especially on weekends or during holidays. Only about 10 people can go inside at one time so it can take a bit of a wait until you get inside. The inside is definitly worth seeing as this is the only

Parque de El Retiro

Parque de El Retiro is a large and historic park in central Madrid, known for its lush gardens, numerous sculptures, and monuments. Covering over 125 hectares, it is a green oasis in the heart of the city. Highlights include the grandiose Monument to Alfonso XII, the Crystal Palace, a stunning glass and iron conservatory, and the peaceful Estanque Grande, a large lake where visitors can rent rowboats. The park is a popular spot for leisure activities, cultural events, and simply relaxing in a natural setting amidst the urban landscape.

Palacio de Cibeles

The Palacio de Cibeles, an iconic landmark in Madrid, offers a stunning viewpoint from its terrace, providing panoramic views of the city.


  • Gandario: Tiny tapas bar. Had really good vegan sausage with fries and different sauces. But beware that it is tiny, if you come at a bad time you'll have to wait.

  • Vinitus Gran Via Madrid: Highly rated tapas place with a nice selection. Indoor seating.

  • Tapa Tapa Montera: Pretty good tapas with a nice area to sit outside in the street and enjoy a beer.

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