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Madrid Of The Austrias (Free Walking Tour)
mar., 30 de mayo de 2017, 15:00 – 17:00 CEST
If walls could speak, who knows what they would say! This guided tour is aimed at both national and international tourists who wish to familiarise themselves with Madrid and learn about the city’s culture in a fun and unique way. The tour is free so is accessible to everyone’s budget and during the 2hr tour our tour guides will tell you interesting anecdotes and about the hidden history of the city.
You will also get to see Madrid’s oldest standing buildings, but not only that; you can explore the most historically important landmarks of the city, with over 400 years of history. A not to be missed experience for any curious tourist; where you’ll be able to capture the beauty of Madrid through a lens or in your memory.
A unique tour which highlights buildings such as ‘La casa de los Lujanes’(1471) the city’s oldest building, along with ‘La casa de Cisneros’ (1537) and ‘La casa de Don Alvaro Lujan’ (1561), all located in Plaza de la Villa.
This tour also gives you the added bonus of being able to meet and socialise with people from all over the world, and who doesn’t want the chance to have friends all over the world?
Along with the aforementioned sites, our professional tour guides will take you to see other famous and important monuments such as;
✓ Plaza de Callao: Capitol building, Callao Cinema.
✓ Plaza Mayor: House of the baker, house of the butcher, Felipe III
✓ Puerta del Sol: El oso y el Madroño, Kilometer 0, Carlos III
✓ Royal palace
✓ Church of Carmen
✓ Plaza oriente: Felipe IV
✓ The attack on Alfonso XIII
✓ The oldest restaurant in the world
✓ The oldest pharmacy in Madrid: Pasadizos Secretos
✓ Plaza de la Villa: House and turret of the Lujanes, The house of Cisneros, House of la Villa, Don Alvaro de Bazan
✓ The Robin Hood of Madrid
✓ San Miguel Market: The origin of tapas
✓ The bridge of suicides
✓ Almudena Cathedral
✓ Moorish ruins
✓ Royal Theatre: Isabel II
✪ MEETING POINT: Plaza de Callao (Off Gran Via)
✪ WHEN: Every day at 11am and 3pm
✪ DURATION: 2hrs Approx
✪ PRICE: Probably you’re asking yourself: what is the price of all this? The price is totally free, since each and every one of the participants of this live experience will be the judges of the work and effort of these guides, and from this you will be the ones who decide the price according to the service received.
Our guides have chosen this work as a way of life, and what they receive from day to day is their valuable contribution.
If you enjoy our free tour of the centre be sure not to miss out on the others – each one is better than the last. Don’t wait around!