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Most Instagrammable Spots in Madrid

by Katie Skrzek

Apr 18, 2019

Plaza Mayor © Chrishowey | Dreamstime

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Spain’s capital of Madrid is a picturesque city. New and old meet on the streets of the city. On your next visit, stop at these spots with great Instagram potential.


Plaza Mayor

Located in the heart of the city, Plaza Mayor is Madrid’s main pedestrian square. The plaza dates back to the 15th century. Today, there is a residential building surrounding the square with hundreds of balconies.


Mercado de San Miguel 

Steps from Plaza Mayor is this popular Spanish culinary market. If your Instagram is filled with food pics, this is the place for you. You’ll find all of Spain’s signature foods from tapas and Manchego to jamón and churros.


Retiro Park 

Situated on about 300 acres of land, this city park boasts monuments, gardens, fountains and more than 15,000 trees. The scenic park offers plenty of Instagrammable spots.


Taberna Puertalsol 

Located on the top floor of popular shopping mall El Corte Ingles, this restaurant offers stunning views of Madrid. Snap a shot of the adjacent neon Tío Pepe sign. While you’re here, post a photo of whatever delicious tapas and drinks you try.


Malasaña Neighborhood

Spend some time in the trendy Malasaña neighborhood. Wander the colorful streets and explore its many bars, restaurants and chic boutiques.


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